Man's Expressway Death Ruled Suicide

Police say man jumped from guardrail above the roadway

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    A man was killed when he fell from an overpass on the Kennedy and was struck by a car.

    A man was killed after being struck by mulitple vehicles on the Kennedy Expressway early Monday.

    The man jumped from a guardrail above Hubbard’s Cave, fell through an opening in the cave and landed on the Kennedy.

    Police are investigating the incident as a suicide.

    Only one of the several drivers who struck the man stopped after hitting him,

    The incident occurred about 12:50 a.m. when the victim was hit under the Hubbard Street overpass, state police said.

    Lanes on I-90/94 were blocked off for about an hour.

    The man was dead at the scene and his body was taken to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office, police said.

    The cause of his fall remained under investigation.