A crash early Sunday left one driver dead and another critically injured in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said.
Michael N. Rudolph 23, was driving a 2008 Chevy Impala north about 3:30 a.m. on Yates Boulevard when he was a struck by a male in a 2015 Toyota Corolla who drove through a red light on 83rd Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Rudolph, who lived in the neighborhood, was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. His death was ruled an accident following an autopsy Tuesday.
The other driver was taken in critical condition to University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.
No other injuries were reported. The Major Accidents team was investigating.