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One killed, one injured after car slams into tree

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

One person was killed and another was wounded in a crash in the South Chicago neighborhood early Tuesday, police said.

A car with two people inside crashed into a tree about 4:30 a.m. in the 8200 block of South Yates Boulevard, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said.

One of the car’s occupants was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the other was taken to South Shore Hospital, Sedevic said.

One of the people later died, Sedevic said. Further details, including the person’s age and gender, were not immediately available.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office could not confirm the fatality Tuesday morning.

The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.

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