Giovanni Leon, 7, dies after being hit by car on Dixie Highway in Chicago Heights, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 2:01am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, October 24, 2021

7-Year-Old Boy Struck and Killed in Chicago Heights Crash

He was transported to Franciscan Health Hospital and then airlifted to Stroger Hospital, police said. The boy, identified as Giovanni Leon, was pronounced dead at 12:47 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Just before 11 a.m. Saturday, a 2020 Kia Soul struck the boy, later identified as Giovanni Leon, in the 800-block of Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights police said.

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The driver of the 2020 Kia Soul was also injured.

Large Turnout For Vigil For Gio Leon, 7-Year-Old Boy Hit, Killed By Car In Chicago Heights

The 7-year-old died this weekend, after he ran into the street outside Bloom High School in Chicago Heights. He was hit by a car.

People Involved: 
Giovanni Leon
Roadway: 
Dixie Highway

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