SKOKIE, Ill. (STMW) – A man died Tuesday evening after an apparent auto accident in north suburban Skokie.

Thomas Hensel, 50, of the 600 block of Hill St. in Winnetka, was involved in an auto accident at 8800 Crawford Ave. in Skokie and was pronounced dead at 4:26 p.m. at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, the medical examiner’s office said.

Skokie police are investigating, but would not comment Tuesday night.

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