Teen killed in Skokie rollover crash

Matthew Williams, 16, was taken to Evanston Hospital and pronounced dead, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Police investigated a fatal crash March 18, 2020, in the 8900 block of Skokie Boulevard in Skokie.

Police investigated a fatal crash March 18, 2020, in the 8900 block of Skokie Boulevard in Skokie.

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A teenage boy died in a single-vehicle, rollover crash early Wednesday in north suburban Skokie.

Crews responded about 3:50 a.m. to a crash in the 8900 block of Skokie Boulevard, according to an email from Skokie police spokesman Eric Swaback.

Matthew Williams, 16, was taken to Evanston Hospital and pronounced dead, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The male driver and another male passenger refused transport, Skokie Fire Dept. Deputy Chief Kathleen Furgala said.

An autopsy found Williams died of injuries from the crash, the medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled accidental.

Skokie police are leading an investigation.

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