A man who died after being struck by a car that hit and killed his 63-year-old girlfriend in a hit-by-run crash in Lakewood has been identified.
Key points:Dylan Miller, 63 was found dead at the scene of the crash, according to authoritiesDylan had been drinking alcohol at the time of the incident, according the Cook County medical examinerThe coroner ruled the cause of death as “accident”Dylan was a licensed practical nurse and was attending a training session at the Chicago Emergency Medical Services training facility in Lake Forest on Sunday morning when he was struck by the vehicle, the Cook Fire Department said.
Dylan’s girlfriend, who was not injured in the crash but was transported to a local hospital, is a registered nurse, the fire department said.
She was treated at the hospital for injuries to her hands and knees.
She and Dylan were on their way to a training facility at the Lakewood training center for paramedics, the Chicago Fire Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Police say the two had been at a Lakewood bar on Sunday night, where they had been having a beer and discussing a new hobby.
The woman was driving home from work when she was struck, police said.
According to the Cook Police Department, she suffered serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to a hospital.
Dyne was an avid horseback rider, and was described as having a muscular build.
He had a tattoo of a cross on his chest, the city of Lakewood said in a statement.
He was described by his friends as a very outgoing person, and loved to dance, dance, play guitar, and ride his horse, according an update posted on Facebook by his family.
He loved horses and rode his horse for fun, his friends said.
He was a great dad to his two children, and his wife, Katie, was a devoted mother to their two children.