Army veteran killed in Evanston rollover crash

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Monday, September 28, 2015

EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- A U.S. Army veteran was killed in a rollover crash in north suburban Evanston, police said.

Officers responded to a crash in the 1700-block of Dodge Avenue around 2:20 a.m. Sunday.

Police said a 1998 Nissan heading north struck several parked cars on both sides of the street before it flipped over, pinning a 45-year-old man inside. Evanston firefighters extricated him from the front passenger seat.

Lamart Bailey, of the 1800-block of Wesley Avenue, was pronounced dead at Evanston NorthShore University Hospital at 2:51 a.m., the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

The 42-year-old woman who was driving the Nissan was also taken to Evanston Hospital, where she is listed in serious condition.

Investigators are looking into the cause of the crash. They said it was unknown whether drugs or alcohol were factors.