Driver killed after crashing into tree in Englewood

Alexander Gillespie, 28, was driving in the 900 block of West Marquette Road about 4:15 a.m. when he struck a tree, police said.

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A driver was killed Sunday morning after crashing into a tree in Englewood on the South Side.

Alexander Gillespie, 28, was driving an SUV in the 900 block of West Marquette Road about 4:15 a.m. when he struck a tree, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Major Accidents unit were investigating.

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