The 19-year-old faces charges of one count of first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon on a person.
Fritz suffered life-threatening injuries, and was later pronounced dead on the scene at 8:12 a.m. by the Cook County medical examiner's office.
A total of 13,797 Hoosiers have died from the respiratory disease since the start of the pandemic.
A Chevrolet Traverse was heading south on I-57 near 159th Street, when the driver lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons.
The cause of death was complications of drowning, according to the Saturday afternoon Cook County medical examiner ledger.
The officer who died had worked for the Chicago Police Department since 2018 and was a member of the community safety team, a citywide unit formed to respond to crime hotspots.
The man's vehicle had rolled over in a crash in Sauk Village.
55-year-old Robert Cherry was last seen in Lansing on June 8.
A 34-year-old Chicago man was pronounced dead early Sunday at Franciscan Health Dyer after being fatally shot in Sauk Village.
The shots were fired from an unknown vehicle going south on Interstate 94 at 95th Street.
This was not the first time such a seemingly orchestrated attack occurred outside the Cook County Jail or its neighboring courthouse.
One driver fled the scene, leaving the seriously injured victims behind.
Police are searching for a suspect and detectives are investigating the homicide.
Jason Peden, 35, was charged with attempted murder on Monday.
Torra Johnson, 42, faces charges of aggravated battery, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery to a police officer.
Eight Indiana University students filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to have the university's COVID vaccine mandate struck down as an unconstitutional infringement on personal liberty and bodily autonomy.
The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to review the unique legal status of the entity that operates the South Shore commuter rail line linking Northwest Indiana to Chicago.
David Taylor, 47, was declared dead at 3:20 a.m. Saturday, according to a coroner's report.