Illinois: Jacob L. Lehmkuhl charged with killing his pal Matthew B. McDonald Jr. while DUI

From Pekin Daily Times

The driver in a one-vehicle accident that killed a man in East Peoria early Sunday was cited for driving under the influence, police said Monday.

Matthew B. McDonald Jr., 23, of East Peoria, was identified Monday as the fatal victim by the Tazewell County Coroner’s Office.

He was a passenger in the vehicle driven by Jacob L. Lehmkuhl, 22, of 1011 Lister, Eureka, East Peoria Police Sgt. Brian Despines said in a news release.

Despines said Lehmkuhl was located in an area near the accident at the intersection of Meadows Avenue and Pleasant Hill Road and was arrested for DUI.

He said police responded at about 1:30 a.m. to the accident ….MORE