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2 killed, teen among 4 injured in Avalon Park traffic crash

A gray Dodge Charger was going north on Stoney Island Avenue when it struck the driver side of a brown Nissan SUV that was attempting to cross from East to West on 82nd Street, Chicago police said.

Two people were killed and four others injured Saturday night in a crash on the Far South Side.
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Two people were killed and a teen was among four others injured Saturday night in a traffic crash in Avalon Park on the Far South Side.

A gray Dodge Charger was going north on Stoney Island Avenue when it struck the driver side of a brown Nissan SUV that was attempting to cross from East to West on 82nd Street, Chicago police said.

Two passengers in the Nissan, Simon Andre Auguste, 76, and Kathleen Paul, 49, were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

A boy in his late teens was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital with minor injuries, police said. He was in fair condition, police said.

The 28-year-old man driving the Charger was taken to the University of Chicago with trauma to his body, and was listed in serious condition, police said.

The driver of the Nissan, a 49-year-old woman, suffered body trauma and was taken to a local hospital, where she was in serious condition, officials said.

A 68-year-old woman suffered minor injuries and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where she was in fair condition, police said.

There are no citations pending.