Man killed in Gresham crash


A 26-year-old man was killed in a crash Thursday morning in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.

Jadonne A. Giles was driving northbound in the 8200 block of South Halsted Street about 7 a.m. when his vehicle lost control and crashed into a pole, and then struck a tree, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Giles, who lived in the 2000 block of West 111th Street, was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was pronounced dead less than 30 minutes later, the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy was scheduled for Friday.

The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.

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