One dead, one critical after fiery vehicle crash on Lake Shore Drive

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CHICAGO – A fiery vehicle crash on Lake Shore Drive Sunday night claimed the life of one person and critically injured another.

Police said the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. after a vehicle was allegedly speeding down Lake Shore Drive, when the driver lost control and struck a tree.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Robert Menzies, 31, was pronounced dead at 8:38 p.m.

The passenger in the vehicle is in critical condition and was taken by ambulance to the University of Chicago hospital, WGN has learned.


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