Anthony S. Curtin, 21, of Lake in the Hills, (left) recently pleaded guilty in connection with the death of Jacob J. Martinez, 19, of Lake in the Hills, (right) who died in a high-speed rollover crash on Interstate 90 at Route 47 in Huntley in September 2022. | Provided Photos

A Lake in the Hills man who drove 124 mph seconds before a DUI rollover crash that left his 19-year-old passenger dead near Huntley has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Anthony S. Curtin, 21, of Lake in the Hills, was charged in November 2022 with five counts of aggravated driving under the influence causing death, reckless homicide and speeding 35+ mph over the limit.

The Illinois State Police and Huntley Fire Protection District responded around 1:50 a.m. on September 3, 2022, to Interstate 90 westbound at the Route 47 exit in Huntley for a report of a vehicle crash.

District 15 troopers and firefighters arrived to find a vehicle in a ditch with heavy damage.

Illinois State Police told Lake and McHenry County Scanner at the time that the vehicle lost control while attempting to exit Interstate 90 for Route 47.

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The vehicle rolled over several times. The passenger, who was ejected and sustained life-threatening injuries, was pronounced dead, state police said.

The victim was later identified as Jacob J. Martinez, 19, of Lake in the Hills.

Paramedics transported Curtin, who was the driver, to Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Curtin was initially charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence and traffic offenses in Kane County Circuit Court at the time of the incident before the charges were upgraded to felonies two months later.

Court records show that Curtin was driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs at the time of the crash.

Assistant State’s Attorney Katy Flannagan said Curtin’s vehicle was traveling 124 mph five seconds before the impact of the crash, the Daily Herald reported.

An obituary for Martinez said he was an apprentice electrician and was a graduate of Jacobs High School in Algonquin.

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“Jacob was known for his big heart, respectful manner, and contagious smile. He was known as a leader. Jacob’s family was a priority to him, if he wasn’t working towards his goal as an electrician, you’d see him with family,” his obituary said.

Court records show Curtin pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated driving under the influence causing death. His other charges were dismissed.

A judge sentenced Curtin last week to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with credit for 199 days of time already served.

The sentence will be served at 85% and he will be on mandatory supervised release for two years following his release.

Curtin was also ordered to pay $25,636.77 to the victim’s family and $2,566 in court fines and costs.