A Morton Grove woman died Sunday after being involved in a single-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon, the Skokie Police Department said in a statement.
She was driving southbound on LaCrosse Ave. form Oakton Street in Skokie at about 2:52 p.m. Saturday. Police said she may have suffered a medical episode, but whatever the reason, her vehicle went off the road and struck a tree, according to the preliminary police investigation.
The driver, Nela Tarnopolsky, 87, was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston for evaluation. However, she died Sunday, Aug. 25 as a result of her injuries, according to a statement from police.
Skokie police are continuing their investigation of the crash.