81-Year-Old Struck Dead By SUV in Rogers Park

Accident happened on the 2700 block of West Devon Avenue

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    An 81-year-old woman has died after she was hit by an SUV while crossing the street in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

    Tasoula Metropolos was crossing the 2700 block of West Devon Avenue around 8:20 p.m. when a Chevy Tahoe struck her, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.

    Paramedics took Metropolos to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where she was pronounced dead at 9:11 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

    The driver, a 28-year-old man, remained on scene. He was cited for negligent driving and hitting a pedestrian, the Chicago Tribune reported.