CHICAGO (STMW) — An East Side neighborhood woman was killed and two others were injured when the vehicle they were in careened out of control and struck a light pole in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said.
About 3:57 a.m. Wednesday, the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed near East 88th Street and South Chicago Avenue when it lost control and crashed, fatally injuring the driver, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Spotty Showers Sunday Night, Monday
Marsela Castillo, 26, of the 11100 block of South Avenue 0, was pronounced dead at Advocate Trinity Hospital at 4:20 a.m., the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said.READ MORE: Storm, Lincoln Park Zoo Harbor Seal, Celebrates 14th Birthday With Special 'Cake'
A 27-year-old woman was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. A third woman, 22, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in “stable” condition, police said.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: On One-Year Anniversary Of Botched Smokestack Demolition, Little Village Community Leaders Call For Jobs, Better Environmental Protection
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