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Man dies in Oak Lawn crash

A Streamwood man was killed in a motor vehicle crash in Oak Lawn early Friday, officials said.

Steven Czarnik, 36, of the 700 block of Russet Lane, was pronounced dead early Friday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Oak Lawn police responded to the 9900 block of South Cicero Avenue at about 1:12 a.m., Oak Lawn police said in a press release.

When they arrived they found that a 2005 grey Honda Accord had crashed into a pole and flipped over, police said.

The vehicle was traveling northbound on Cicero Avenue when it lef the road and struck the light police on the sidewalk on the east side of the roadway, police said.

After the car flipped over the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected, police said. The man was the only person in the vehicle.

Czarnik was taken to Advocate Christ hospital by Oak Lawn paramedics where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (708) 422-8292.

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