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Margaret "Rone" Leja killed and Elizabeth Kosteck injured in hit-and-run pedestrian collision with alleged driver Paul Burak, 73, on Orland Square Drive in Orland Park, Illinois
According to the school statement, the two teachers were leaving the Parish's Christmas party and walking to their parked cars at the time of the incident.
Police have been working to enhance video from several cameras at the mall. They are urging the driver who did this to come forward.
Person in custody for crash that killed teacher, injured another woman outside Orland Square Mall, police say
Orland Park police said they will hold a press conference Saturday morning with more information, and no further information will be released before that.
The 73-year-old revealed he thought he had too much to drink because he "blacked out," and the last thing he remembered was being helped into his car by two people, documents showed.
Funeral to be held for for teacher, Margaret 'Rone' Leja killed in crash; retired priest charged in Orland Park hit-and-run due in court
The visitation for Margaret Rone Leja was held Monday night. Family, friends and former students gathered to pay their respects to the Saint Michael's School technology educator.
The family of a woman killed in an Orland Park hit-and-run is suing the retired priest accused of being behind the wheel.
Burak told police that he takes medication for his Parkinson’s and blacked out after having a Manhattan and a glass of wine at the party, prosecutors said then.
Elizabeth Kosteck, 54, and her husband filed the three-count suit on Feb. 14 in Cook County circuity court, naming Paul Burak and Square Celt Ale House & Grill as defendants, claiming the restaurant over-served Burak drinks before the crash.