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‘[He] was the life of the party’: Mundelein man killed in crash that left 8 others hospitalized near Gurnee identified

A 62-year-old Mundelein man has been identified after he died in a crash near Gurnee that left two young children and six others seriously injured Sunday evening. An autopsy showed that Joaquin Calderon, 62, of Mundelein, died as a result of blunt force injuries as a result of a vehicle crash, according to Lake County […]

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2 children among 5 ejected, seriously injured in crash that left 8 hospitalized and 1 dead near Gurnee

Two young children were among five victims ejected and seriously injured during a t-bone crash near Gurnee that left a total of eight hospitalized and one dead Sunday evening. The Gurnee Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:40 p.m. Sunday to Route 45 and Rollins Road in unincorporated Gurnee for a vehicle […]

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Authorities identify man killed after SUV ran red light, crashed into his vehicle in Waukegan

Authorities have released the identity of a 55-year-old man who was killed after another vehicle ran a red light and hit his car in Waukegan Saturday afternoon. An autopsy showed Jorge Rivas, 55, of Waukegan, died as a result of multiple blunt force injuries from a vehicle crash, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. […]

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‘Unnecessary tragedy’: Driver reportedly went through red light, causing crash that left innocent driver dead in Waukegan

Police say a Zion woman, who was driving on a revoked license, is believed to have gone through a red light and struck another vehicle, killing its driver, Saturday in Waukegan. The Waukegan Fire Department, Beach Park Fire Department, and Waukegan Police Department responded around 12 p.m. Saturday to Wadsworth Road and Lewis Avenue in […]