Man dies after vehicle hits tree in Matteson
Sun-Times Media Wire June 7, 2012 6:56AM
Updated: June 7, 2012 6:57AM
A 45-year-old man died Sunday night after a vehicle struck a tree in Matteson.
Richard Gilliam, of the 100 block of East Central Street in Buckley, was pronounced dead at 6:27 p.m. at St. James Hospital and Health Centers in Olympia Fields, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
His preliminary cause of death was a motor vehicle striking a tree in the 3800 block of 213th Place, the medical examiner’s office said.
An autopsy for Gilliam was scheduled for Monday.
Matteson police did not return calls for comment.
Further details were not immediately available.