Woman dies after losing control of her vehicle, striking porch of home in Norwood Park

The woman, 30, was driving a 2008 Crown Victoria “at a high rate of speed” in the 6300 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue when she lost control of her vehicle and struck the wooden porch of a home.

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Three people were killed in separate crashes across the Chicago area during a winter storm early Saturday.

A woman died after losing control of her vehicle and striking a porch Feb. 19, 2023 in Norwood Park on the Northwest Side.

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A woman died Sunday night after striking the porch of a home in Norwood Park on the Northwest Side.

Cara Reidy, 30, was driving a 2008 Crown Victoria “at a high rate of speed” in the 6300 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue about 9:10 p.m. when she lost control of her vehicle and struck the wooden porch of a home, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

She was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

No one inside the home was injured, officials said.

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