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89-year-old man dies more than a week after Berwyn crash

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An 89-year-old man died Saturday, more than a week after he was injured in a crash in west suburban Berwyn.

Jose Popoca was driving south on Oak Park Avenue when he went through a red light at Ogden Avenue at 7:10 a.m. July 7. His vehicle was hit broadside by a vehicle heading west on Ogden, according to Berwyn police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Paramedics revived Popoca at the scene and he was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he died at 8:46 a.m. Saturday, the medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the 2800 block of South Keeler in Chicago.

An autopsy Sunday found he died of complications of an injury he suffered during the crash, and his death was ruled an accident.

No other injuries were reported in the crash, and no citations or charges are expected to be filed, police said.