PARK RIDGE, Ill. — A person was killed in a crash in Park Ridge early Tuesday morning.
The accident happened around 2:38 a.m. on the 1000 block of Oakton Street. Police said the driver was killed and there were no other occupants inside the vehicle at the time.
The person has been identified as 37-year-old Shalom Peters, of Morton Grove. Speed is considered a factor in the crash, police added.
The crash occurred when the vehicle, driven by Peters, crossed over into the westbound lanes of traffic and then struck two utility poles located on the north side of the street.
The fatal crash is under investigation.