The death of a West Side woman fatally struck by an SUV early Sunday in the Austin neighborhood has been ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Latasha Amos, 37, was struck by a vehicle and found unresponsive in the 1100 block of North Mason Avenue about 3 a.m. Sunday, authorities said.
Amos, of the 4700 block of West Adams Boulevard, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where she died about 3:20 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
A Monday autopsy determined Amos died from multiple injuries from an SUV striking a pedestrian and the death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Area North detectives are investigating, but the death has not been reclassified as a murder Monday afternoon pending further investigation.