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Officer Dies In Lakeshore Accident

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Feb 22, 2010 3:00PM

Sad news to start our week with. A Chicago Police officer has died following an early morning crash on Lakeshore Drive near Irving Park Rd. The accident occurred around 5:15 a.m. this morning when the officer, driving southbound, struck a tree in the median. Additional details of the accident, including the officer's name, haven't yet been made available. [Tribune, WBBM]