Chicago – Driver charged with DUI after bicyclist fatally struck | chicagotribune.com

Robert Vais, 54.

Robert Vais

Police have charged a Riverside man they say was driving under the influence when he fatally struck a bicyclist on the West Side late Friday.

Robert Vais, 54, was charged with one felony count of aggravated DUI and two misdemeanor counts of DUI, police said. Vais was also issued a traffic citation for failing to reduce his speed.

Police believe he was driving under the influence when he struck Hector Avalos, 28, in the 2500 block of West Ogden Boulevard about 11:50 p.m. on Friday.

Avalos was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital shortly after.

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