Timothy Hughes Charged with Aggravated DUI After Car He Was Driving Hit, Killed Cole Deacon


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South Barrington police have charged Timothy Hughes of Woodcroft Court in Schaumburg with aggravated DUI

Cole Deacon, 19, died on Monday, May 7, 2012 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 on Saturday, April . 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 — was allegedly driven by 26-year-old male, Timothy Hughes. Both the vehicle and the driver were still at the scene immediately after the incident. The charges after the incident, which was under investigation for more than five weeks by South Barrington police, may have come after toxicology results were obtained, although this has not been confirmed.

Barrington & Countryside firefighter/paramedics and South Barrington police responded about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012 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 rushed Cole Deacon victim — a Palatine resident in his late teens or early 20’s — to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

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