A man has been charged with reckless homicide after a crash that left a woman dead Thursday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
Renee D. Showers, 62, was driving just before 6 a.m. in the 700 block of South Kostner when another vehicle collided with hers, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Freeze Warning In Effect; Warmup On The Way
Showers was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 7:39 a.m., authorities said. She lived in the 800 block of South Kilbourn.
Police said the driver of the other vehicle, 28-year-old Heriberto Aguirre, ran away from the crash. Officers took him into custody later that day.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Freeze Warning Midnight-9 a.m.
Aguirre, of the 2600 block of South Kostner Avenue, was charged with one felony count each of reckless homicide involving a motor vehicle and failure to report a fatal accident, police announced Saturday.
He is scheduled to appear in bond court Sunday.MORE NEWS: ONLY ON 2: UPS 'Package Man' Comes To The Rescue When Heavy Package Falls On 4-Year-Old Oak Park Boy
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