Woman Who Died in South Chicago Wreck Identified

By Geoff Ziezulewicz on February 27, 2013 6:10am | Updated on February 27, 2013 11:06am

 One person died and two were injured early Wednesday in a fatal crash on the South Side.
One person died and two were injured early Wednesday in a fatal crash on the South Side.
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CHICAGO — A woman died and two people were injured in a car crash early Wednesday in South Chicago, police said.

The vehicle was speeding in the 8800 block of South Chicago Avenue just before 4 a.m. when it struck a light pole, police said.

A woman in her 20s was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 4:30 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

The woman was later identified by the Medical Examiner's Office as Marsela Castillo, 26, of the 11100 block of South Avenue O in East Side.

The two other car occupants were transported in critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Advocate Christ Medical Center, according to authorities.

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