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Three injured in DeKalb County crash

Three people were injured late Thursday night in a crash in DeKalb County.

The DeKalb County sheriff’s office said a witness reported that a vehicle driven by Howard C. Larson, of the 13500 block of Bastian Road in Hinckley, crossed the centerline on Somonauk road south of Hidden Oaks Road at about 11:14 p.m. Thursday and struck the rear of a tandem trailer.

Larson’s vehicle then veered across the road and struck a third vehicle head-on, police said.

Larson, 94, was taken to Valley West Community Hospital in Sandwich, police said.

The driver of the vehicle that was hit head-on — Ed White, 48, of the 1400 block of Suydam Road in Sandwich — was taken to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora.

White’s passenger, Gloria White, 54, of the same address, was taken to Valley West, police said.

The driver of the truck was not injured.



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