Pickup Fatally T-Bones Car, Leaves Scene

Sunday, May 15, 2011  |  Updated 10:35 AM CDT
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A pickup slams into a car, killing a man, and then speeds away from the scene at 80th and Peoria Saturday night.

A pickup slams into a car, killing a man, and then speeds away from the scene at 80th and Peoria Saturday night.

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A man was killed when a pickup truck slammed into the side of the car he was driving late Saturday in the Gresham neighborhood.

The 45-year-old man was in a 2000 Cadillac traveling east on West 80th Street that was struck by a red pickup truck traveling on South Peoria Street about 11:55 p.m., according to police.

The Cadillac then struck an unoccupied parked vehicle, police said. The pickup truck fled the scene.

The man, identified as Lincoln Dembry, 45, of the 12800 block of S. Lowe Avenue, was pronounced dead at Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center at 12:36 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Dembry was the driver of the Cadillac, according to the medical examiner.

The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is on the case.

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