Man, 87, dies weeks after Melrose Park crash

Melrose Park police said Frank Scalise was turning left onto a plaza on Mannheim Road when an oncoming car struck his passenger side.

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An 87-year-old man has died from injuries he suffered in a crash in early July in Melrose Park.

Frank Scalise was involved in a crash just before 9 a.m. July 6 in the west suburb, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Melrose Park police said he was turning left onto a plaza on Mannheim Road when an oncoming car struck his passenger side.

He died at 4:12 a.m. July 31 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, the medical examiner’s office said.

An autopsy said Scalise, who lived in Oriole Park on the Northwest Side, died of complications from a femur fracture he suffered in the crash, according to the medical examiner’s office. His death was ruled an accident.

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