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County line collision kills Plano man

Posted by wlpo on September 14, 2015

A teenager’s life is over after he was hit by an alleged drunken driver near the La Salle and Kendall County line.

Just before 11:30 Saturday night, deputies say 19-year-old Luis Rodriguez of Plano was hit at a rural intersection southeast of Somonauk by 24-year-old Mary Childress of Millington. Childress was arrested for DUI and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident and taken to jail. Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene.

The fatal crash is still being investigated by the La Salle County Sheriff’s Office and Kendall County Coroner’s Office.

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