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Pedestrian, Park Ridge Woman Dies After Fatal Crash

A 51-year-old Park Ridge woman died after a fatal accident in Park Ridge on Wednesday.

Police and fire from both Park Ridge and Des Plaines responded to the scene of an accident at the intersection of Oakton Street and Busse Highway on Wednesday around 8:23 p.m.

When they arrived, they found a female lying in the roadway near the northeast corner of Oakton Street and Busse Highway.

According to police, Suzanne Palincsar, 51, of Park Ridge, died as a result of the accident. She was pronounced dead shortly after being transported to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

The driver who struck the pedestrian did not flee, and stopped near the scene of the accident, police said.

The Park Ridge Police Department Major Crash Unit is currently conducting an investigation and no further information is available at this time. If new details come in, Patch will update. 

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have additional information is asked to call the Park Ridge Police Department at 847-318-5252.  

MIKE January 19, 2013 at 02:44 AM
What is there that the police need to know?
rneri January 19, 2013 at 05:13 AM
Why, do u have info? Or just curious??
Markus Sokolof February 14, 2013 at 09:49 PM
So who was the driver? Why hasn't she been identified? Is she an elected official?

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