Chicago, IL – Girl on Bike Fatally Struck by Vehicle

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    Chicago, IL – A 5-year-old girl riding her bicycle was struck and killed Sunday evening by a vehicle backing out of a driveway from a West Rogers Park alley, police said.

    The girl, Ester, the daughter of Avi and Nechama Kenig, was riding her bicycle in the 6100 block of North Sacramento Ave. at about 5:30 p.m. when she was struck by the emerging vehicle.

    Ester was rushed to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where she was later pronounced dead, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

    The driver, who remained at the scene after the collision, had not received any charges or traffic citations as of late Sunday, police spokeswoman Antoinette Ursitti said.

    The Chicago Tribune errored in reporting that an Autopsy will be preformed, VIN News has confirmed that the body has been released for burial.

    U/D 7:45 AM
    The Levaya will be held at Waldheim Cemetery at 1:00 PM

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