ILLINOIS: Police charged Jose Loredo with killing his passenger when he drove off Kishwaukee Valley Road and into tree; faces felony DUI death
A 29-year-old Rockford woman is dead following a single-vehicle crash in the 17600 block of Kishwaukee Valley Road, in unincorporated Seneca Township.
On February 25, 2018, at 7:35 p.m., the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Marengo Rescue Squad, Marengo Fire Department, Woodstock Fire Department, and Harvard Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 17600 block of Kishwaukee Valley Road involving a 2012 Hyundai Veloster.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the Hyundai was traveling westbound on Kishwaukee Valley Road when it left the roadway at McKinstry Road and struck a tree. The front passenger, a 29-year-old female, was entrapped inside of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, Jose Loredo, 30, was transported to Centegra Hospital – Huntley for non-life threatening injuries. He was later released and taken to the McHenry County Correctional Facility. Seatbelts were worn at the time of the crash and there was front airbag deployment. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.
The driver was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, DUI alcohol, and aggravated DUI involving death. The investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Coroner’s Office and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crash Investigation Unit.
|Male, age 30||Female, 29||2012 Hyundai Veloster|
|Rockford, IL||Rockford, IL|
|Court Date: Feb. 28, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.|
Date of Birth
Bond Is Set At $8,000.00
Status Charges Class Case # Next Court Date Court Room Sentenced Release Date
Waiting AGGRAVATED DUI ACCIDENT DEATH 2 18CF204 02/28/2018 @ 9:00AM 302 **not applicable**
Waiting DUI/ALCOHOL A 18DT122 02/28/2018 @ 9:00AM 302 **not applicable**
Waiting FAIL TO REDUCE SPEED P 18TR4839 02/28/2018 @ 9:00AM 302 **not applicable**