Woman dies after Lake-Cook Road crash

By James Pollard
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 1/17/2022 11:25 PM

A crash Monday evening along Lake-Cook Road near Palatine left one woman dead.

The Cook County sheriff's office responded at 5:14 p.m. to a report of a crash at Lake-Cook at Old North Hicks Road, according to a news release.


Deputies first found a vehicle that had struck a light post. A 19-year-old woman who was driving and a 15-year-old female passenger were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threating, police said.

Farther along the road, police found a second crashed vehicle. The 34-year-old woman who was driving that car was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Details were not available late Monday night.

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