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Bicyclist Struck, Killed on North Side

By Prescott Carlson on Feb 24, 2008 10:47PM

Matthew Mager, a 29 year old who lived on the 1400 block of West Lill Ave., was riding along with a group of cyclists this morning when he was struck by an SUV at the intersection of Lincoln, Damen and Irving Park. Mager was rushed to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, but he could not be saved.

According to Officer JoAnn Taylor, who was on the scene, it looked "like the bicyclist may have disregarded some traffic signals," and the driver is likely to not be charged. [WBBM, Trib]