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‘Will be greatly missed’: Officials ask for help in identifying hit-and-run driver that fatally struck Deerfield school board member

A Deerfield school board member is being remembered as city officials continue to plea for the public’s help in identifying the hit-and-run driver who fatally struck the woman in Highland Park. An autopsy performed Friday on Maureen Wener, 49, of Deerfield, showed she died as a result of blunt force injuries, according to Lake County […]

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Deerfield school board member identified as bicyclist fatally struck by hit-and-run driver in Highland Park

A Deerfield school board member has been identified as the bicyclist who died after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene in Highland Park Friday afternoon. An autopsy performed Friday on Maureen Wener, 49, of Deerfield, showed she died as a result of blunt force injuries, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. […]

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53-year-old man suffers life-threatening injuries after bicycle crash near Fox River Grove

A bicyclist, who police said was possibly intoxicated, has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after he crashed into a mailbox near Fox River Grove. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Fox River Grove Fire Protection District responded around 5:50 p.m. Saturday to the 2100 block of Algonquin Road in unincorporated Fox River Grove. McHenry County […]

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McHenry man dies in hospital after crash involving motorized, non-motorized bicycles in McHenry

A 57-year-old man has died in the hospital after he suffered critical injuries when a motorized bicycle struck his non-motorized bicycle on Route 31 in McHenry on Thursday. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District and McHenry Police Department responded around 11:45 p.m. Thursday to the area of Route 31 and Medical Center Drive in McHenry. […]