1 killed, 1 injured in North Center crash

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One person was killed and another injured in a crash Saturday morning in the North Center neighborhood on the North Side.

The crash happened about 4:10 a.m. when the driver lost control of the vehicle, striking a tree and a pole in the 2100 block of West Addison, according to Chicago Police. The passenger, identified as 25-year-old Oscar Valenzuela, was ejected from the vehicle.

They both were taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where Valenzuela died at 1:34 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. He lived in the West Lawn neighborhood.

The driver’s condition had stabilized, police said.

The Police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.

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