by Tina Johansson
A 54-year-old pedestrian was fatally injured Monday night in Beach Park as he was trying to cross Sheridan Road at West York House Road.
The victim, whose identity is being withheld pending further investigation by Lake County Sheriff’s office, was taken to Vista East Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Deputies who arrived at the scene at about 8:43 p.m. said the victim was struck by a northbound 2000 Chevrolet Silverado pickup as he was crossing from the west side to the east of Sheridan Road.
The driver is a 62-year-old man from Kenosha whose name is being withheld. Deputies said he is cooperating with the investigation.