Firefighter charged in fatal Oak Forest car crash

Bail will be set Monday for a firefighter charged in a car crash that killed a woman in Oak Forest.

Patrick Bruce, of the Orland Fire Protection District, faces felony reckless homicide charges.

Bruce was driving on East 167th Street near Oak Forest on Friday when he struck a white SUV that was heading eastbound.

That vehicle veered into oncoming traffic and struck a car driven by 25-year-old Anasis Knox.

She was killed.

Bruce is also charged with failure to reduce speed and reckless driving.

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