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Man killed in crash with gas truck in North Lawndale

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A west suburban man was killed in two-vehicle crash early Saturday in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

About 5:15 a.m., Alfred Allen was driving a 2007 Buick west in the 4200 block of West Roosevelt when he swerved into oncoming traffic and struck an eastbound People’s Gas truck head-on, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medial examiner’s office.

Allen a 28-year-old Maywood resident, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 5:42 a.m., according to authorities.

The driver of the truck, a 49-year-old man, was treated at the scene for minor injuries, police said.

No citations were issued. The police Major Accidents Investigation unit is investigating.