Man Fatally Struck by Car in Jefferson Park

The driver, a 45-year-old woman, was cited for driving without insurance and striking a pedestrian, police said

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    A 77-year-old man was fatally struck by a car early Saturday in the North Side Jefferson Park neighborhood.

    The man was crossing the street in the 5900 block of North Elston Avenue about 12:50 a.m. when a vehicle struck him, police said.

    He was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:10 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. His name was not being released Saturday morning.

    The driver, a 45-year-old woman, was cited for driving without insurance and striking a pedestrian, police said.