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Aurora police seek witnesses in fatal crash

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AURORA, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Police in west suburban Aurora are appealing for witnesses regarding a fatal crash that killed an 81-year-old woman Saturday afternoon.

About 12:30 p.m., the woman, whose name is being withheld, was driving a 2006 Honda Civic northbound on Eola Road when she attempted to make a left turn onto Bilter Road and was struck by a 2014 Acura SUV that was heading southbound on Eola, according to a press release by the Aurora Police Department.

The crash sent the Acura SUV into a Honda Odyssey minivan that was facing eastbound and was stopped at a light on Bilter Road, the release said.

The woman was the sole occupant of her vehicle and was taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, where she was pronounced dead., police said.

The Acura was driven by a 39-year-old man from northwest suburban Long Grove and had his 7-year-old daughter as a passenger. Both were treated and released at the scene following the crash.

Two women and four children occupying the Honda Odyssey were not injured, the release said. Their ages and hometowns were not immediately available.

Anyone who may have witnessed it is asked to call Aurora Police Traffic Investigators at (630) 256-5330.

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