CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was killed when a pickup truck struck the vehicle he was driving late Saturday in the Gresham neighborhood.
The 45-year-old man was in a 2000 Cadillac traveling east on West 80th Street that was struck by a red pickup truck traveling on South Peoria Street about 11:55 p.m., according to police.READ MORE: Chaos In The Loop Leads To Shooting, Beatings; 21 Young People Arrested
The Cadillac then struck an unoccupied parked vehicle, police said. The pickup truck fled the scene.
The man identified as — Lincoln Dembry, 45, of 12809 S. Lowe Ave. — was pronounced dead at Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center at 12:36 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.READ MORE: Office Of Former Attorney William Enslen Goes Up In Flames After His Unsolved Murder In June
Dembry was the driver of the Cadillac, according to the medical examiner.
The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.MORE NEWS: West Side Middle Schoolers' Holiday Wrapping Paper Design Goes National
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