CHICAGO — The driver who was killed in a West Rogers Park crash Thursday was identified as an Evanston teen, the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said.
Kevoyn Cox, 18, of the 800 block of Dodge Avenue in Evanston, had been traveling in the 2900 block of West Howard Street about 9:10 p.m. with five other people in the vehicle, said Officer Amina Greer, a police spokeswoman, when the vehicle hit a tree.
Cox was found unresponsive, and he was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 9:45 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
They are expected to survive, Greer said.
The fifth passenger fled the scene on foot, Greer said.
No further information was available.
Contributing: Tanveer Ali