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Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Lindenhurst

The vehicle which struck the pedestrian is seen as police investigators work at the scene. | Photo by Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

A woman was struck and killed by a car while trying to cross Route 45 in Lindenhurst Sunday evening, officials said.

The Lindenhurst Police Department, Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Villa Fire Protection District and Gurnee Fire Department responded around 5:25 p.m. to a call of a pedestrian hit by a car near Route 45 and Sand Lake Road in Lindenhurst.

The crash, which happened south of Sand Lake Road near Falling Waters Drive, involved a woman, who has not yet been publicly identified, and a 2015 Nissan Rogue SUV.

Police investigators work at the scene. | Photo by Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday by the Lake County Coroner’s Office. No one in the vehicle was injured. The driver of the car was a 38-year-old Waukegan man, police said.

The Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT) was called to assist the Lindenhurst Police Department with the investigation. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Lindenhurst Police Department at 847-356-5400.


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