1 dead after crashing into median in Hegewisch

A man was driving a 2013 Chevy Impala south in the 12200 block of Avenue O about 2:20 a.m. when he crashed into a median, causing the car to catch on fire.

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A man was dead after crashing into a median on the Far South Side Feb. 12, 2022.

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A man died after crashing into a median Saturday morning in Hegewisch on the Far South Side.

Julian Rene Fernandez, 23, was driving a 2013 Chevy Impala south in the 12200 block of Avenue O about 2:20 a.m. when he crashed into a median, causing the car to catch on fire, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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