Woman dies in Waukegan crash

Police said she was driving an SUV and crossed into the oncoming lane at Lewis and Laurel avenues.

A woman died April 11, 2020, in a crash at Lewis and Laurel avenues in Waukegan.

A woman died April 11, 2020, in a crash at Lewis and Laurel avenues in Waukegan.

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A Waukegan woman in her 80s died in a crash Saturday in the north suburb.

She was northbound in an SUV about 6 p.m. on Lewis and Laurel avenues when she crossed into the southbound lanes and struck a Chevrolet, Waukegan police said in a statement.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The other driver, a Waukegan woman in her 40s, was released without transport to a hospital.

Authorities have not released the identity of the woman, and an autopsy is scheduled for later Monday.

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