1 killed in Heart of Chicago rollover crash

A male driving a Jeep at high speeds failed to stop at a red light in the 2200 block of South Ashland Avenue and was struck by an SUV. A 32-year-old man riding in the Jeep was killed in the crash.

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A man was killed in a crash Dec. 20 in Heart of Chicago, police said.

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A 32-year-old passenger was killed in a rollover crash Sunday in Heart of Chicago on the Near West Side.

About 4:10 a.m., a male driving a Jeep at high speeds failed to stop at a red light in the 2200 block of South Ashland Avenue and was struck by an SUV westbound on Cermak Road, Chicago police said.

The crash caused the Jeep to flip over on its roof, police said.

Casey Miller, riding as a passenger in the Jeep, was transported to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy found he died of multiple injuries from the crash and ruled his death an accident, the medical examiner’s office said.

No other injuries were reported, according to police.

The driver of the Jeep was taken into custody, while the CPD Major Accidents Unit continues to investigate the crash.

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