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Erin Yarnall, Editor
2:03 am CDT October 7, 2019

A Highland Park man is being sued after fatally striking an Evanston woman with his minivan, Sept. 13, in the parking lot of Deerfields Bakery in Deerfield.

Lucinda Rondon-Stanley, 53, was picking up a birthday cake for her daughter at the bakery when she was struck by the minivan of Lawrence Biernacki, 68, of Highland Park. Biernacki is the owner of the Music Center of Deerfield, located next door to the bakery. According to a police report from the Deerfield Police Department, Biernacki did not stop his vehicle after it struck Rondon-Stanley.