Woman Got Shot By Her Driver When She Jumped Out Of The Car

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A woman jumped out of a car on the Chicago Skyway this week Wednesday and was shot to death by the her driver, who then killed himself as police approached, authorities said.
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Eastbound lanes of the expressway were closed for nearly six hours after the shooting, which occurred around 4:10 a.m. near the 87th Street toll gates.
The man and the woman had been traveling in a maroon Chrysler and had just slowly passed through a toll gate when the woman got out and the man jumped out after her with a gun and shot her, according to a representative for the Skyway Concession Co., which manages the tollway.The car kept moving and crashed into a wall farther up the Skyway, police said. A Chicago police officer arrived on the scene and saw the man running back toward his car.  The officer told him to stop, and the man shot himself in the head.
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Both the man and the woman were pronounced dead on scene.  Their identities have not been released.
The shooting was witnessed by a tollway worker who was taken to Trinity Hospital suffering from apparent shock.

The Skyway was closed east of the Dan Ryan Expressway until around 9:30 a.m., police said.
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