64-year-old man killed in Lansing crash after theft from Goodwill

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A 64-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after crashing his minivan into a light pole and building in south suburban Lansing.

Police were called to a theft at a Goodwill store in the 3600 block of Ridge Road about 2:50 p.m., according to a statement from the village of Lansing.

Irfan Cumur had fled the scene west on Ridge Road in a Ford minivan, according to the statement. The minivan crashed into a light pole and building near the intersection of Ridge Road and Grant Street.

Cumur was taken to Munster Community Hospital in Munster, Indiana and was pronounced dead at 3:38 p.m., according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office.

An autopsy found he died from blunt force trauma in the crash, the coroner’s office said. He lived in the 6900 block of Alabama Road in Hammond, Indiana.

No other vehicles were involved and no one else was injured during the crash, police said.

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