Naperville native killed while biking in Chicago

Daily Herald report
Updated 9/27/2016 9:35 PM

A woman struck and killed while riding her bike Monday in Chicago has been identified as a former Naperville resident.

Anastasia Kondrasheva, 23, was struck by a flatbed truck carrying construction equipment about 7:50 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Damen Avenue and Addison Street on the city's North Side.


Kondrasheva was a 2011 graduate of Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville.

Principal Bob McBride on Tuesday said he was saddened to hear news of Kondrasheva's death.

"I remember Anastasia well. She was a bright, smiling, energetic young woman who seemed to enjoy all of the people around her and her life at Neuqua Valley," McBride said.

Kondrasheva graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2015 and had been working as a health coach at Harken Health in Chicago since May, according to her LinkedIn profile.

The driver of the truck, a 38-year-old man, remained at the scene and was issued a citation, police told the Chicago Sun-Times.

Police said the driver was heading north on Damen and struck Kondrasheva as he was turning right onto Addison.

Kondrasheva will be remembered at a vigil at 6:30 p.m. Friday near the intersection where the crash occurred.

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