Annie Cosby Jan. 24, 2014, 8:54am

A woman is suing over a car collision that killed her husband.

Barbara McNamara, individually and as special administrator of the estate of John McNamara, filed a lawsuit Jan. 16 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Donald Sipe, citing negligence and wrongful death.

According to the complaint, on July 24, Sipe crossed the center line while driving west on U.S. Route 52 and struck a car John McNamara was driving, killing John and injuring Barbara.

She is seeking damages in excess of the jurisdictional limit and is being represented in the case by attorneys David A. Statham and Stephanie L. Hovanec of Newman, Boyer & Statham Ltd.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L000481.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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