Fatal Car Accident On Route 64 Near St. Charles

Fatal Kane County Truck-Car Accident

There was a fatal truck-car accident on Route 64 in Kane County on Thursday, July 7, 2016.  The accident happened between St. Charles and Campton Hills.

An excerpt, citing information from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, from the Chicago Tribune article of July 7, 2016, titled “Woman dies after crash pushes SUV into path of oncoming truck“:

Initial investigation showed that a Mitsubishi Outlander, driven by White, was traveling east on Route 64 and was waiting to turn north onto Cibis Road. A Toyota Highlander, driven by Willenborg, was stopped behind the Mitsubishi. A Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Mark Vogtman, 36, of Sugar Grove struck the rear-end of the Toyota, according to the release.

The Toyota then went into the westbound lane of Route 64 and was struck by a Freightliner semi tractor which was traveling west on Route 64, the release stated, noting that Vogtman was not injured.

Janice Willenborg, 74, of St. Charles, was pronounced dead after being taken to Delnor Hospital. Robert Duff, 55, of Rockdale (the semi truck driver) and Chloe White, 20, of Elgin, were also taken to Delnor Hospital with minor injuries.  Mark Vogtman was not injured in the crash.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal Kane County Crash

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above, as well as the July 7 Kane County Chronicle article titled “One dead, two injured in multi-vehicle crash near St. Charles.”


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