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Woman killed, 2 injured in Woodlawn crash


Alcohol and drugs may have played a role in a crash that killed a woman and injured two people in the Woodlawn neighborhood early Sunday, police said.

Two vehicles collided at 63rd and Woodlawn at 2:26 a.m., Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.

A 1999 white Infiniti sedan traveling west on 63rd Street ran a red light and was struck in the rear by a 2002 Nissan heading south on Woodlawn, News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli said. The Infiniti spun out of control and hit a utility pole.

Tabria Jamron, 18, of the 5600 block of South Prairie, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she died at 3:37 a.m., the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said. She was a passenger in the Infiniti, Mirabelli said.

A 20-year-old man who was driving the Infiniti was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Mirabelli said. A 22-year-old man who a passenger in the car was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

The 26-year-old man who was driving the Nissan and his 26-year-old female passengers declined medical treatment, Mirabelli said. The driver was ticketed for not having insurance, Mirabelli said.

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