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Man Dies After Crash in Crest Hill: Coroner

Family friend says health issues may have sparked crash.

Credit: Submitted by Sara Mistakevich
Credit: Submitted by Sara Mistakevich
A Lockport man died hours after a one-car crash that knocked down a traffic signal post in Crest Hill Friday afternoon, officials said.

John K. Vidican Sr., 76, was pronounced dead at 10:08 p.m. Friday at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center, according to the Will County Coroner's office.

Several hours earlier, Vidican's car crashed into the pole near Route 30 and Larkin Avenue.

A woman who said she is a close friend of Vidican's family asked to remain anonymous, but said Vidican may have had a diabetic episode and subsequent heart attack leading up to the crash.

Crest Hill police, who did not respond to a message from Patch on Friday, are investigating the crash, according to the coroner's office.
AllaboutGod July 13, 2014 at 01:46 PM
So sorry Mrs. Vidican. He is In peace with Jesus
Seer_ July 13, 2014 at 02:59 PM
There was a good Brown's Chicken where that Boost Mobile store used to be- great breaded mushrooms.
Ex Jolietian July 13, 2014 at 08:46 PM
... and Livers & Gizzards too!
You can't handle the truth! July 14, 2014 at 09:59 AM
So sorry for the and friends loss. May Mr. Vidican rest in peace. God Bless!

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