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Police: Teen Intentionally Struck 3 Relatives With a Car, Killing His Father

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The 5400 block of West Kammerling. Image: Google Street View

A 39-year-old man is dead after his teenage son intentionally struck him and two other relatives with a car in Austin, according to police.

On Saturday at around 11:15 p.m., a domestic dispute took place outside in the 5400 block of West Kamerling, according to the police. After the fight, a 19-year-old man intentionally struck his father Terrell Peters and two other relatives with a car while fleeing the scene, police said.

Peters, of the 500 block of West 55th Street, was transported to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:02 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Following an autopsy, his death was ruled a homicide.

The other relatives, a 41-year old woman and a 37-year-old man, were transported to Oak Park’s West Suburban Medical Center in stable, according to police.

As of Wednesday evening, the 19-year-old man had not been apprehended, police said.

Fatality Tracker: 2016 Chicago pedestrian and bicyclist deaths
Pedestrian: 5 (one was a hit-and-run crashes)

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