A witness says a pedestrian crossing Chicago Avenue at Church Street was struck by a pickup truck about 10:30 this morning.

The witness said the truck was turning right from Church onto Chicago when the accident occurred.

The victim, who appeared to be a man in his 60s, was transported by Evanston Fire Department paramedics to a local hospital.

No further information was immediately available about the accident.

Jeff Hirsh joined the Evanston Now reporting team in 2020 after a 40-year award-winning career as a broadcast journalist in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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