Suspect in fatal crash in police custody

October 3, 2009 8:54:29 PM PDT
Chicago police say charges are pending in a South Side crash that killed two men.The accident happened just after 2 a.m. Saturday at 59th Street and Ashland Avenue.

Lawrence Peterson, 28, of East Chicago, Indiana and 27-year-old William Taylor of Chicago died.

A third man was critically injured.

Friends say Peterson was a positive, hardworking person who leaves behind a wife and two children.

Chicago police say the driver who ran the red light is in custody and charges of aggravated DUI and reckless homicide are pending.


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