Cyclist Killed in Collision With Tour Bus in Downtown Chicago

A man on a bike was struck and killed by a tour bus in downtown Chicago Wednesday afternoon, authorities confirmed. 

The collision occurred around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Michigan Ave and Oak Street, according to the Chicago Fire Department. 

The victim was pinned underneath the double decker bus, officials said. He was removed around 5:45 p.m. and pronounced dead on the scene, authorities confirmed. 

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office identified the man as Blaine Klingenberg, 29, of the 3600 block of W Shakespeare. 

The Chicago Police Department and several witnesses said Klingenberg disobeyed a red light and turned into the bus, causing the collision. 

The bus was operated by the Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Company, who did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Eight passengers on the bus refused medical attention at the scene, officials said. 

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