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Chicago man, 74, killed in Bedford Park crash

James L. Koffend died in a crash at West 71st Street and South Sayre Avenue, the medical examiner’s office said.

A man died in a vehicle crash Feb. 2, 2020 in Bedford Park at West 71st Street and South Sayre Avenue.
A man died in a vehicle crash Feb. 2, 2020, in Bedford Park at West 71st Street and South Sayre Avenue.
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A Chicago man was killed in a crash Sunday in southwest suburban Bedford Park.

James L. Koffend, 74, was involved in a collision about 8:40 p.m. at West 71st Street and South Sayre Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was pronounced dead at 9:20 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said. He lived in Clearing.

Autopsy results released Monday found Koffend died from multiple injuries sustained in the crash, the medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled an accident.

Bedford Park police didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.