Elderly Woman Killed In Oak Park Crash

OAK PARK, Ill. (STMW) — A 79-year-old woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning in west suburban Oak Park.

Ethel Baskins, of the 900 block of West 51st Street, crashed a vehicle into a tree in the 1300 block of North Harlem Avenue about 8:15 a.m., according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

She was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood where she was pronounced dead a half hour later, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Oak Park police are investigating the crash.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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