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Chicago man struck by truck dies

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Associated Press

Authorities say a 59-year-old man is dead after being struck by a truck in Chicago.

The man was identified as Morris Giles of Chicago.

Police say he was struck Saturday morning by a truck making a left turn. Giles was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. He was pronounced dead around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Police cited the truck's driver for failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care. Authorities are investigating the incident.

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