A woman has died following a pedestrian accident Monday afternoon (March 14, 2016) in Des Plaines.
According to the Des Plaines Police Department, Des Plaines Police responded to the pedestrian accident at approximately 4:30 p.m. The accident involved a vehicle hitting a woman who was attempting to walk across the street at Touhy Avenue and Maple Street. As she attempted to do so, she was struck by a westbound vehicle. At the time of the accident, the woman was walking outside of a marked crosswalk.
The woman was identified as Angie Marines, 79, of Des Plaines. According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, she was declared dead at 5:11 p.m., at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune article of March 15, 2016, titled “Woman in her 70s killed while crossing street in Des Plaines“:
Marines died from multiple blunt-force injuries from a motor vehicle hitting her, the office determined after an examination Tuesday.
This fatal pedestrian accident remains under investigation.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above as well as the March 15 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “79-year-old woman fatally struck by vehicle in Des Plaines.”
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