A man died after a car crash into Bret Harte Elementary School in East Hyde Park on the South Side, the Chicago Police Department said.
0716 hours 1st Floor Hazmat
1556 E 56th St (Bret Harte School) CFD ordered a car to enter the primary school’s two-story 150 x75 building following a traffic collision. Van hit an air line. Pe People Gas was contacted and was at the scene. Immediate response is required from building management,
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The crash happened around 6:50 a.m. at Bret Harte Elementary School in the 5600 block of the East Hyde Park neighborhood on South Stony Island Avenue, police said. It appears the driver, 60, was unconscious before the collision.
Police said the Large Accidents Unit and medical examiner are investigating.
Police did not provide further information on the incident.
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