Man suffered fatal heart attack before South Side rollover crash

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A man died of a heart attack before a rollover crash Friday morning near the Dan Ryan Woods Forest Preserve on the South Side.

At 11:34 a.m., the 55-year-old was speeding north in the 8600 block of South Western when he lost control, police said. The vehicle hit a pole and a tree before rolling over.

Craig E. King, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 12:30 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the Park Manor neighborhood.

Autopsy results Saturday showed he died of aheart attack, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.

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