Police: Man fatally struck by CTA bus in Canaryville

A man was struck and killed by a CTA bus in the Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side Monday night, police said.

About 9:06 p.m., the 62-year-old was in the 4300 block of South Halsted when he “possibly tripped off the sidewalk” and was hit by a CTA bus traveling north, said police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Gaines added. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not confirm the death Monday night.

The police Major Accidents Investigations Unit is handling the case, Gaines said.