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2nd Motorist Dies From Injuries In Car Crash

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NORTHFIELD, Ill. (STMW) — A Glenview man died Monday afternoon, three days after a Northfield crash that also left a Chicago woman dead.

The crash happened Friday night at 2220 Willow Rd. in Northfield. Silvia Garcia, 22, of the 6400 block of N. Damen Ave., was pronounced dead at 11:34 p.m. at Evanston Hospital, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Police said the woman was driving east on Willow Road when she drifted across the centerline into oncoming traffic.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 63-year-old man, was initially taken in critical condition to Evanston Hospital, a release from Northfield police said. Soo-Hurn Shin, of the 160 block of Princeton Lane in Glenview, was pronounced dead at Evanston Hospital at 4:05 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

Northfield police and the Major Crash Assistance Team — a joint operation of suburban police departments — are investigating.

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