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Arrest Made In Hit And Run Traffic Crash Investigation

Post Date:09/11/2019 7:04 AM

Crystal Lake, IL - Today, Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at approximately 7:37 PM, Crystal Lake Police and Fire/Rescue responded to the intersection of Virginia Road and Berkshire Drive for a report of a hit and run traffic crash with injuries. The investigation revealed a motorcycle, driven by the adult male with an adult female as a passenger, was traveling southbound on Virginia Road. A red sedan struck the motorcycle in the intersection with Berkshire Drive, throwing both occupants of the motorcycle onto the roadway. 

The male motorcyclist was taken to Northwestern Hospital in Huntley, where he was later pronounced deceased. The female passenger was flown to Condell Medical Center with serious injuries. Identification of the male is being withheld pending notification of family members. 

Evidence recovered at the scene resulted in Investigators quickly locating the offending vehicle in the 900 block of Wesley Drive, Crystal Lake. As a result, at approximately 7:50 PM, Carolyn A. Tyrrell (53), of Crystal Lake was arrested for leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash (class 1 felony). The investigation is ongoing and additional charges against Tyrrell are expected.

Date: September 11, 2019
Contact: Deputy Chief Tom Kotlowski
Email 
Phone: (815) 356-3730
Department: Crystal Lake Police Department

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