Illinois: Derrick Haggerty charged with DUI fatal; killed passenger Jamie Doglio


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Derrick E. Haggerty

Derrick E. Haggerty killed his pal in booze cruise, say police

From State Journal Register

10/30/2015  — The man behind the wheel of a car that ran off Interstate 55 and struck a tree last month, killing a woman in the car, has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance.

Derrick E. Haggerty, 34, of Springfield will have a preliminary hearing on the charges Nov. 5.

Illinois State Police said Haggerty was driving south in a red 2005 Infiniti between the Clear Lake Avenue and South Grand Avenue exits about 11:45 a.m. Sept. 24 when it sped off the right side of the road, crossed over a ditch and struck a tree.

A passenger in the car, 31-year-old Jamey L. Doglio of Pawnee, died shortly after 1 p.m. at HSHS St. John’s Hospital.

Haggerty was hospitalized following the crash but appeared in court last week to hear the charges. Sangamon County State’s Attorney John Milhiser said Haggerty was released from the hospital Oct. 22, charged and transferred directly to the ….MORE