Illinois: Tyrone Allen Stokes charged with killing Phillip Briner in DUI crash on Dan Ryan Expressway

Tyrone Allen Stokes, 42.
Tyrone Allen Stokes

From Chicago Tribune
Charges have been filed against the Far South Side man who was driving a sport utility vehicle when he crashed into a pickup truck on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Saturday, killing the pickup’s driver, police said.
Tyrone Allen Stokes, 42, of the 10200 block of South Carpenter Street, was charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol in the death of a man identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as Phillip Briner, 21, of Crown Point, Ind., Illinois State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond said.
Stokes was ordered held in lieu of $450,000 bail in a midday hearing in Cook County Bond Court today.
Stokes submitted to standard field sobriety tests administered by troopers on the scene and his blood alcohol content was measured at 0.106, more than the legal limit of 0.08, according to a police report.
Stokes was behind the wheel of a red 2002 GMC that crashed into a pickup truck being driven by Briner early Saturday morning on the ….MORE