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Tinley Park Man Dies After Crashing Into Fence

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FRANKFORT, Ill. (STMW) – A man died Sunday afternoon when he suffered an apparent heart attack and crashed his vehicle in southwest suburban Frankfort.

Warren Petrie, 66, suffered an apparent heart attack and crashed into a fence near 80th Avenue and Barbara Lane about 2:20 p.m., Frankfort fire department Battalion Chief Todd Hamm said.

Petrie, of the 18200 block of Pheasant Drive in Tinley Park, died at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields at 3:12 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

He suffered from an apparent heart attack or “medical emergency,” Petrie said.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Frankfort police are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)