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Park Ridge Police are Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

On Wednesday, January 16 (2013), at approximately 8:23 pm, officers from the Park Ridge Police Department responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Oakton Street and Busse Highway. Upon arrival officers observed a female adult lying in the roadway near the northeast corner of Oakton Street and Busse Highway and the striking vehicle, stopped, on Busse Highway north of Oakton Street. Officers immediately began life saving measures and worked with the Park Ridge Fire Department to secure the scene and render aid.

The victim was transported to Lutheran General Hospital by the Park Ridge Fire Department, assisted by the Des Plaines Fire Department, and was pronounced dead. The victim is identified as Suzanne Palincsar, 51 of Park Ridge.

The Park Ridge Police Department Major Crash Unit is currently conducting an investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have additional information is asked to call the Park Ridge Police at 847-318-5252.

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