Person Fatally Struck By CTA Bus in West Chatham: Authorities - NBC Chicago

Person Fatally Struck By CTA Bus in West Chatham: Authorities

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    Person Fatally Struck By CTA Bus in West Chatham: Authorities
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    CHICAGO - OCTOBER 21: A public transportation rider hustles to his bus at a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus transit station October 21, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. Public, mass transit carriers in the U.S. are feeling the affect of rising oil costs as some are pondering service cuts and/or fare increases. In Chicago, the Chicago Transit Authority wants to increase fares for cash-paying riders 25 cents in an effort to offset rising fuel costs. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

    A person was struck by a CTA bus and killed Tuesday evening in the West Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.

    The female was struck by the bus at 7:29 p.m. in the first block of West 79th Street, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs and Chicago police.

    She was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

    Brian Steele, a CTA spokesman, confirmed that a female was struck by a bus in the area, but provided no additional details.

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