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Woman killed in East Hazel Crest crash

Francine Johnson, 60, was involved in a crash about 11:40 a.m. at 171st and Halsted streets, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Two people died in a crash Aug. 18, 2021, in Princeton Park.
A woman was killed in a crash April 7, 2021, in East Hazel Crest.
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A 60-year-old woman died after a pickup truck crashed into her vehicle Wednesday in south suburban East Hazel Crest.

Francine Johnson was driving south about 11:40 a.m. near 71st and Halsted streets when a pickup truck crossed the center line and struck her vehicle, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and East Hazel Crest police.

Johnson died about 20 minutes later at Ingalls Memorial Hospital, the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled her death an accident.

The South Suburban Major Accident Team is investigating the crash.