Fatal Two-Car Collision Near North Aurora

Fatal Kane County “Head-On Collision” 

There was a fatal two-vehicle collision Tuesday morning (March 28, 2016) near North Aurora.

According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at approximately 10:15 a.m., as a Chevrolet Trailblazer traveling northbound on Route 31 near Mooseheart Road crossed into the southbound lanes for a currently undisclosed reason.  In doing so, a “head-on collision” occurred between the Trailblazer and a Ford pickup traveling southbound.

The driver of the Trailblazer was declared dead at the accident scene after being extricated from the vehicle.  He was identified as Jose Quitl, 21, of Aurora.

The driver of the pickup truck was identified as Brandon Haller, 24, of Maple Park.  He was taken to Delnor Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries, which were considered non-life-threatening in nature.

An excerpt from the March 29, 2016 Daily Herald article (with video) titled “One person killed in crash near North Aurora“:

Sheriff’s detectives and investigators from the county’s Accident Reconstruction Team are still investigating the crash. They have not determined if drugs, alcohol, texting or excessive speed were involved, officials said.

Additional Details Regarding This Kane County Fatal Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the March 29 NBC Chicago article (with video) titled “1 Dead in Serious Crash Near North Aurora.”


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