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05/25/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Prosecutors: Adan Valle Hit CTA Bus Driver In Head With Hammer Over $1

A Hyatt Hotel employee clobbered a CTA bus driver in the head with a hammer because he was refused a student fare, Cook County prosecutors said today.

Adan Valle, 18, demanded his dollar back after he inserted it into the No. 53A bus' fare machine Tuesday afternoon and was told he couldn't get the special rate without producing a high school or college ID, Assistant State's Attorney Lorraine Scaduto said.

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