Woman struck at 111th and Western

Police respond to the scene of a traffic incident at 111th Streeet and Western Avenue on Dec. 18 in which a woman was fatally struck by a semi-trailer. (Review photo)

A woman was killed after she was struck by a semi-trailer at the intersection of 111th Street and Western Avenue.

The Chicago Police Department Office of News Affairs said the accident occurred on Dec. 18 at about 11 a.m.

The 71-year-old woman was crossing the street, police said, when she was struck by the semi-trailer, which was turning right onto northbound Western Avenue.

The victim was taken to OSF HealthCare Little Company of Mary Medical Center, police said, where she was pronounced dead.

This story will be updated as more details become available.