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Funeral For Sgt. Alan Haymaker Set For Today: Officer Killed In Crash While Responding To Burglary

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The funeral of a Chicago police sergeant killed in a single-car crash early Monday as he drove to the scene of a North Side burglary will be held this morning. Among the attendees of Sgt. Alan Haymaker's funeral will be Mayor Richard Daley.

Haymaker smashed into a tree and light pole after his squad car spun out on a slick stretch of pavement on Lakeshore Drive near the southbound exit for Irving Park Road. He was responding to a call of a burglary in progress at a cell-phone store in the 3100 block of North Clark Street.

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