Man cited in Avondale parking lot crash that killed 1

Dolores Sobczak, 76, (left) and her mother Johanna Kazak, 97.

A man has been cited for reckless driving in a crash in an Avondale parking lot that killed one woman and seriously injured her mother.

The crash happened Tuesday afternoon in the 2900-block of West Addison.

Police said 76-year-old Dolores Sobczak and 96-year-old Johanna Kazak were getting into their car in the parking lot of the strip mall when an 89-year-old man was attempting to park his Chevy Tahoe. While parking, the man had a problem with his gas pedal, police said.

Police said the Tahoe accelerated, striking the two women as well as several parked cars.

Sobczak was killed and her mother was injured.
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