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Deadly weekend on roads

Posted by wlpo on June 19, 2011

Three teens were killed and a fourth was injured when the stolen car they were in slammed into a tree northwest of Chicago. Prospect Heights police Cmdr. Eric Lundt says the car was traveling at a high rate of speed with it jumped the curb, clipped one tree and crashed into a second early Saturday. It’s been deadly on the roads this weekend in our area. A crash in Lee County Friday killed three persons in a car after a driver in a semi failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the side of the car. Also Friday, the driver of a motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Route 52 near Newark then was struck by a car in the opposite lane. The driver of the motorcycle later died at St Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

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