Fatal Pickup Truck Accident In Aurora

Fatal Collision In Kane County

There was a fatal collision in which a pickup truck struck and tree, and then a house, in Aurora.

According to a preliminary investigation by the Aurora Police Department, the accident happened shortly after midnight Monday night (crash on March 21, 2016) as a teenager was driving southbound in the 300 block of Woodlawn Avenue.

At that time, the pickup truck left the roadway and then struck a tree.  As it did so, the pickup truck flipped and the driver was ejected.  The pickup truck struck then struck a house.

After being ejected, the driver had the pickup truck land on top of him.

The driver was identified as Bryan J. Westcott Jr., 18.  He was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

An excerpt from the Beacon-News article of March 21, 2016, titled “Teen dies in Aurora Crash“:

No signs of drugs or alcohol were present at the scene, and police are trying to determine the cause of the accident in an ongoing investigation. An autopsy is pending at the Kane County Coroner’s Office in Geneva. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call traffic investigators at 630-256-5330.

Additional Details Regarding This Kane County Collision

Additional details regarding this fatal Kane County crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The Beacon-News article seen above as well as the March 21 Aurora Patch article titled “Homeless Teen Dies as His Car Crashes into Vacant House.”


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