Woman dies after crashing into porch of Norwood Park home, Chicago police say

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Monday, February 20, 2023
Woman killed after crashing into porch of Norwood Park home
Chicago police said a woman was killed after crashing into a home on Bryn Mawr Avenue in norwood Park Sunday night.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman died after crashing into the front porch of a home in Norwood Park Sunday night, Chicago police said.

Police the 30-year-old woman was speeding when she lost control and hit the wooden porch on the 6300-block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue at about 9:08 p.m.

A resident in the house said she was awake watching TV when she heard and felt the impact.

"I heard a big crash and I looked outside and saw a car inside my porch," Linda Gonzalez said. "You could tell somebody ran into the house but I wasn't sure which part of it."

The driver was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead, police said. Authorities have not released her identity.

No one inside the home was injured, police said. The Chicago Police Major Accidents Division is investigating.