Suit filed in death of woman killed while walking along Eisenhower Expressway
By Clifford Ward Special to the Tribune 3:26 p.m. CDT, March 15, 2012
The family of a woman struck and killed by a pickup truck while walking along the Eisenhower Expressway after a DUI arrest filed a lawsuit today, saying a state trooper negligently allowed the woman to go free even though she was still under the influence of alcohol.
The wrongful death lawsuit was filed in Cook County court by the family of Diana Paz, 25, of Chicago, who was struck and killed Sept. 2.
Shortly before her death, Paz was stopped for driving the wrong way on the Eisenhower and was cited for DUI by an Illinois State Police trooper.