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Man Charged With DUI In Fatal Woodlawn Crash

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Kevin Crawley (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A Far South Side man charged with DUI for a crash that left a woman dead and two other people injured in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood early Sunday has been ordered held on a $250,000 bond.

Kevin P. Crawley, 19, of the 12800 block of South Justine, is charged with aggravated DUI resulting in death and DUI of an intoxicating compound; and cited for disobeying a red steady signal stop and operating a vehicle without insurance and, police said.

On Monday, Judge Adam Bourgeois ordered him held on $250,000 and set a preliminary hearing for Oct. 28, according to Cook County State’s Attorney’s office spokesman Stephen Campbell.

Two vehicles collided at 2:26 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of 63rd Street and Woodlawn Avenue, police said.

Crawley was driving a 1999 white Infiniti sedan west on 63rd when he ran a red light and was struck in the rear by a 2002 Nissan traveling south on Woodlawn with a green light, police said. The Infiniti then spun out of control and struck a utility pole.

Tabria Jamron, 18, of the 5600 block of South Prairie Avenue was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she died at 3:37 a.m., the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said. She was a passenger in the Infiniti, police said.

Crawley was taken in “stable” condition to Northwestern Memorial, police said, and a 22-year-old man, also a passenger in the Infiniti, was taken in “stable” condition to University of Chicago Medical Center.

The 26-year-old male driver of the Nissan and his 26-year-old female passenger refused treatment, police said.

The driver of the Nissan was also ticketed for not having insurance, police said.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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