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Man, 80, dies after vehicle accident in Tinley Park

An 80-year-old Tinley Park man died from injuries he sustained after being involved in a motor vehicle accident earlier this week, officials said.

Joseph Melilli of the 9100 block of 174th Street was pronounced dead Friday at 9:30 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy conducted on Saturday determined Melilli died from multiple injuries he sustained from a motor vehicle accident. Heart disease was listed as a secondary cause of death, according to the office.

The accident happened at 171st Street and 88th Avenue in Tinley Park on Dec. 26, according to the office.

Tinley Park police could not provide any details about the accident.

chicagobreaking@tribune.com

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