Edgewater man may have been intentionally run over, killed in West Loop: police

Police said the victim was walking south on the sidewalk in the 100 block of North Ogden when he was struck and killed. | Google

Chicago police believe an Edgewater man was killed when a driver intentionally hit him in the West Loop on Sunday morning. CPD has not explained why investigators believe the collision in the 100 block of North Ogden may be a murder.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the victim as Enrique Martinez, 22, of the 5700 block of North Glenwood.

Martinez was walking south on the sidewalk when a dark-colored sedan struck him around 5:15 a.m., according to CPD. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. Area Three detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

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