A man is dead after he was struck by a City of Chicago tow truck at O’Hare International Airport, authorities confirmed Tuesday.
According to Chicago police, officers were called to the airport at approximately 8:38 a.m. after a city tow truck struck a 70-year-old man near the airport’s international terminal.
The man was taken to Lutheran Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
According to a preliminary investigation, the man was not in a crosswalk or a designated walking area when he was hit by the vehicle.
The CPD Major Accidents Unit is investigating the incident.