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Victim of Weekend Fatal Crash in Waukegan Identified

(Waukegan, IL)  A man killed in a weekend crash in Waukegan has been identified. Waukegan Police say they were called around noon on Saturday to the intersection of Wadsworth Rd. and N. Lewis Avenue for a crash involving four vehicles. Two vehicles, one driven by a Zion woman in her 40’s, and another driven by 55-year-old Jorge Rivas of Waukegan, suffered the most damage. Rivas was killed in the crash. The Zion woman is believed to be at fault for the crash, reportedly running a red light. She also was said to have a revoked license and an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on an aggravated battery charge. She was hospitalized with serious injuries, and will likely face charges once she recovers.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (1-20-22)

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