Cole Deacon, 19, died on Sunday at Level I Trauma Center Advocated Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge from injuries he suffered as a pedestrian that was struck by a car on Barrington Road near Terra Vita Drive. He suffered a major brain injury and numerous fractures.
Deacon, who lived in Palatine, may have been at a party at a neighborhood in the area — and preparing to go home — when he was struck by a car that was apparently traveling at a high rate of speed. The striking vehicle — a 2003 Toyota Corolla — driven by a 26-year-old male. Both the vehicle and the driver were still at the scene immediately after the incident. There is no word on any charges or arrest, but the incident is under investigation by South Barrington police, and no details have been released by police.
Barrington & Countryside firefighter/paramedics and South Barrington police responded about 1:30 a.m. Saturday to Barrington Road and Terra Vita Drive to a vehicle vs. pedestrian incident. Police were on the scene within three minutes, asked firefighter/paramedics to expedite, and shut down northbound Barrington Road at Mundhank Road. Hoffman Estates police blocked southbound Barrington Road at Route 62.
Firefighter/paramedics transported a male victim — a Palatine resident in his late teens or early 20′s — to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
The driver was possibly arrested DUI, but this has not been confirmed from police (UPDATE: The Cardinal The Cardinal Timothy Hughes Charged with Aggravated DUI After Car He Was Driving Hit, Killed Cole Deacon).
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