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Man dies after September Crete crash

Updated: November 9, 2013 9:57PM



A man died Friday after a crash in Crete in September.

The crash occurred at Western Avenue and West Crete-Monee Road on Sept. 29, according to the Cook County medical eExaminer’s office.

Russell Herlin, 79, of the 25000 block of Shoal Creek Drive in Monee, was pronounced dead at 2:43 p.m. Friday at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, the medical examiner’s office said.

An autopsy Saturday revealed Herlin died of multiple injuries from a motor vehicle crash, the medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled an accident.

The Will County Sheriff’s office could not provide further details about the crash Saturday night.

Sun-Times Media Wire



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