A 19-year-old man died after a vehicle he was riding in struck a tree in the South Side's Back of the Yards neighborhood early this morning.
The crash happened about 1:55 a.m., in the 5000 block of South Western Avenue.
The man was identified as Tashon Kryzysiek, of the 3100 block of West Madison Street. Kryzysiek, who was a passenger in the car, was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. He was declared dead at 2:44 a.m