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Father, teenage daughter killed in Lindenhurst crash

A man and his teenage daughter were killed in a traffic crash near north suburban Lindenhurst on Saturday afternoon.

About 4 p.m., a Nissan traveling north on Route 45 struck a southbound Kia at an intersection, as the Kia was making a left turn onto eastbound Route 132 in unincorporated Warren Township, according to Lindenhurst police.

The two people in the Kia, identified as 50-year-old Christopher Winiewicz and his daughter, 15-year-old Haylie Winiewicz, both of Lindenhurst, were taken to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead, according to police and the Lake County coroner’s office.

Autopsies Monday found both died of traumatic injuries due to the crash, according to the coroner’s office.

Three people in the Nissan were taken to hospitals as well, police said. Their ages, conditions and genders were not immediately available.