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Body found in Orland Park

(ORLAND PARK) A body was found Monday morning in southwest suburban Orland Park.

The body of a woman in her 30s was discovered in the parking lot of a forest preserve near 104th Avenue and Eagle Ridge Drive in Orland Park, according to Cook County sheriff’s spokeswoman Sophia Ansari.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed the death, but she has not been identified as of Monday afternoon.

There does not appear to be foul play, Ansari said.

Cook County sheriff’s police are conducting a death investigation.

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Police: Teen who struck, killed man on Christmas Day was driving 80 mph

(ORLAND PARK) A 16-year-old was driving 80 mph in a 45 mph zone when he struck and killed a 71-year-old man in southwest suburban Orland Park on Christmas Day, police said.

About 7:27 p.m., the teen was driving a Honda Accord 80 mph in a posted 45 mph zone when he fatally hit Jack Haggerty as he was crossing 104th Avenue near San Luis Lane, according to a statement from Orland Park police.

Haggerty was taken to Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, where he was pronounced dead at 7:56 p.m., the coroner’s office said.

The 16-year-old driver and a 16-year-old passenger were also taken to Silver Cross to be treated for minor injuries, police said. Police did not specify their genders.

The teen — whose name was not released — was charged with misdemeanor aggravated speeding and failure to exercise due care with a pedestrian in the roadway. They are scheduled to appear in court in Bridgeview next on March 3.

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