An Antioch boy and a Lindenhurst girl were killed in a car accident.
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Tuesday, February 19
Update, Tuesday, Feb. 19: The two teenagers who died in a car crash in Antioch Monday night have been identified, reported the Lake County News-Sun. The victims are 16-year-old Joel Wittkamp, of Antioch, who was the driver, and 17-year-old Ashley Seay, of Lindenhurst, who was the passenger. Original post A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl were killed Monday night after their vehicle struck a tree in Antioch. Weather appears to be a contributing factor. The crash occurred at approximately 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in the 27000 block of Wilmot Road in Antioch, according to a Lake County Sheriff's Office press release. The driver was a 16-year-old male from Antioch. The passenger was a 17-year-old female from Lindenhurst. Both victims, …
The 45-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Here is his identity and how the crash happened.
Police Monday afternoon identified the driver who died at the scene of a two-car crash on Route 25 near Batavia. The driver is 45-year-old Karl Smith of St. Charles, according to the Kane County Sheriff's Office. Smith was driving a sport-utility vehicle on Route 25 along a curve when his vehicle spun out of control, crossing into opposite traffic, the Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's deputies responded to the crash north of the Banbury Road intersection at about 9 a.m. Jan. 7. The SUV struck a Honda Accord that was traveling south on Route 25. The driver of the Accord, a 60-year-old woman from Batavia, was transported to Delnor Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. She was later released from Delnor Monday afternoon, a Cadence …