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Woman killed, 1 critically wounded in Fernwood crash

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A woman was killed and another person was critically injured in a pin-in crash Tuesday evening in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Shortly before 7 p.m., 48-year-old Michelle Moore was a passenger in a vehicle turning left onto South State Street from East 103rd Street, when it was T-boned by a vehicle traveling west on 103rd, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

She and the driver were both pinned in the vehicle, fire officials said.

Moore, who lived in the 10300 block of South Wallace, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where she was pronounced dead at 8:15 p.m., authorities said.

The driver, whose age and gender were not disclosed, was taken to Christ Medical Center in critical condition, fire officials said. No other injuries were reported.

The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.