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Medical examiner identifies 29-year-old killed after high-speed crash on Interstate 294 near Deerfield

The medical examiner’s office has released the identity of a 29-year-old woman who was ejected and killed after a high-speed crash on Interstate 294 near Deerfield in June. Stephanie Gocal, 29, of Tinley Park, died as a result of multiple blunt force injuries from the crash, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. The […]

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20-year-old man in critical condition after driving over 100 mph, crashing into pole in Harvard

A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after police say he was driving “well over” 100 mph when his car went airborne and hit a utility pole and trees in Harvard. The Harvard Fire Protection District and Harvard Police Department responded around 12:52 a.m. Saturday to the intersection of Lawrence Road and Oak Grove Road […]

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Authorities identify 21-year-old man who died after high-speed crash in Waukegan

Authorities have identified a 21-year-old man who died after a high-speed crash that left his car wrapped around an electrical pole in Waukegan on Saturday. An autopsy showed that Kajaun Hughes, 21, of Waukegan, died of multiple blunt force injuries as a result of a vehicle crash, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The […]

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Man in his 20s killed after car slams into electrical pole during high-speed collision in Waukegan

A man in his 20s died after a high-speed crash that left his car wrapped around an electrical pole in Waukegan. It took firefighters nearly an hour to free the victim from the heavy wreckage. The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 9 p.m. Saturday to the 1900 block of Dugdale Road […]

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Police ask for witnesses to come forward in crash that killed innocent 72-year-old man in Fox Lake

Police are asking witnesses to come forward after a 72-year-old man was killed by a high-speed reckless driver who crashed into his car in Fox Lake over the weekend. An autopsy showed Stephen Kamen, 72, of Fontana-on-Geneva-Lake, Wisconsin, died from multiple blunt force injuries from a crash, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The […]

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Authorities identify innocent 72-year-old man killed by reckless driver in Fox Lake

The coroner’s office has identified a 72-year-old man who was killed after a high-speed reckless driver slammed into his car in Fox Lake Saturday evening. An autopsy showed Stephen Kamen, 72, of Fontana-on-Geneva-Lake, Wisconsin, died from multiple blunt force injuries from a crash, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The Fox Lake Police Department […]