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2 men killed, pedestrian hurt in Lawndale crash

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Two men were killed and a woman was injured in a crash Wednesday morning in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

The men were in a vehicle heading north on Kedzie at 5:53 a.m. when it ran a red light at Roosevelt and hit an eastbound flatbed truck in the intersection, according to Chicago police.

Both men were dead at the scene, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed Thursday morning that Anjel Moreno, 16, was one of the people killed. The other person has not been identified.

A nearby pedestrian was also hit by a vehicle part that went airborne during the crash, police said. The 60-year-old woman was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with minor injuries.

The Chicago Police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.