Elderly man fatally struck by CTA bus on North Side

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- An 85-year-old man was struck and killed by a CTA bus Sunday evening in Buena Park on the North Side.

The pedestrian was hit by a northbound bus around 5:10 p.m. in the 4200 block of North Marine Drive, according to Chicago police. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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He was identified as William Hiebel, an 85-year-old Chicago resident, by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Chicago police are investigating the crash.

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