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A Matteson man escaped serious injury this week after he was struck by a car while crossing Vollmer Road just east of Dixie Highway on the border between Flossmoor and Chicago Heights.

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According to a Flossmoor police report, the 25-year-old pedestrian had stepped onto Vollmer when he was hit by a car making a left turn off northbound Dixie Highway. The accident took place at 7 p.m. on June 28.

The driver was turning at a green light, the report says.

Police said the accident victim was . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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