- Associated Press - Friday, February 19, 2016

ROSELLE, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say the owner of a pizzeria in suburban Chicago has died from injuries suffered when a van crashed into the restaurant.

The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald (https://bit.ly/1QotUuU ) reports that authorities say 53-year-old Custodio Acuna was inside Acuna Pizza in Roselle when the cargo van crashed through the entrance around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the Cook County medical examiner’s office, Acuna was pronounced dead at a hospital at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday. His death was ruled an accident.

Roselle Deputy Police Chief Roman Tarchala says police are investigating a possible “medical emergency” that may have led the 40-year-old driver to veer the van off the road. As of Thursday, no charges or citations had been filed.

Fire officials said two people inside the restaurant suffered minor injuries.


Information from: Daily Herald, https://www.dailyherald.com

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