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The Evanston Police Department’s Traffic Bureau along with the Major Crash Assistance Team are investigating a pedestrian involved crash that occurred in the 800 block of Dodge Avenue on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at approximately 10:23 a.m.

The initial investigation revealed that a vehicle traveling northbound in the 800 block of Dodge Avenue struck a pedestrian who was going eastbound across Dodge Avenue, said Commander Joseph Dugan of the Evanston Police Department.  The pedestrian was transported to St. Francis hospital and pronounced deceased at 11:36 a.m.

The male pedestrian is identified as Mirecea M. Bempea, 52 years of age, and a resident of Lincolnwood, Illinois.  

The driver of the vehicle is a female, 49 years of age, from Evanston.  No citations or charges have been filed at this time, said the Commander.