A South Side woman with multiple health issues has died after a traffic crash in the Chatham neighborhood last November, authorities said today.
Kim Ware, 41, of the 5700 block of South Indiana Avenue, was pronounced dead at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Chicago Hospitals, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
An autopsy Thursday determined Ware died mainly of sepsis, and partially of multiple injuries from the motor vehicle accident, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Ware’s death was also caused by deep vein thrombosis, a skin infection and lupus, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Her death was ruled an accident.
The wreck occurred Nov. 30 in the 0-100 block of East 80th Street, according to police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.
Further details on the crash were not immediately available.
Police News Affairs Officer Robert Perez said a death investigation is under way.