Man found dead in Little Calumet River after car crashes into water in West Pullman, police say

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Sunday, February 25, 2024
Man found dead in river after car crash on South Side, police say
A woman was injured and a man was found dead in a South Side river Sunday morning after a car crashed into the water in West Pullman, police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police recovered a man's body from the water after a car crashed into a river on the South Side, according to Chicago police.

The CPD Marine Unit arrived to the scene at about 3:00 a.m. on West 129th Place near Halstead Street, police said.

The car was found partially submerged in the Little Calumet River, in the West Pullman neighborhood.

A 30-year-old man exited the car after the crash, but when police arrived he was dead in the water.

A woman, 30, was also in the vehicle. Police said she exited the vehicle before the car went into the river. She was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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No other details were provided.