Fatal Car Collision In Sugar Grove, Illinois

Fatal Car Accident In Kane County, Illinois

There was a fatal Kane County car accident Thursday night (June 12, 2014) that happened on Route 47 near the Interstate 88 exit ramp, in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

According to Sugar Grove Police, this fatal car accident happened at approximately 9:00 p.m., when a car was exiting Interstate 88 and collided with a SUV that was traveling southbound on Route 47.

Police say the car appears to have failed to stop at a stop sign at the end of the exit ramp.

The driver of the car was identified as Mike Buffington, 60, who served as the City of Geneva’s electric superintendent.  He was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The SUV had three occupants, including a 46-year-old female driver and her two sons, ages 12 and 14.  They were taken to a hospital in Geneva with minor injuries.

This fatal car collision remains under investigation by the Sugar Grove Police Department and the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team.

Sources For Additional Information And Possible Updates Regarding This Kane County Fatal Car Accident

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 13, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times Voices article titled “Geneva electric superintendent killed, 3 others hurt in Sugar Grove crash” and the June 13 Batavia Patch article titled “Geneva Electrical Superintendent Dies in Sugar Grove Crash.”


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