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DUI driver kills motorcyclist

A Lake Villa woman has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs and causing death or great bodily harm in relation to a crash that happened last month when she ran her car into a motorcyclist who was riding with his 9-year-old daughter. The rider’s daughter survived but was critically injured. The driver, who reportedly had marijuana, cocaine, opiates and benzodiazepine in her system when the crash happened, is currently being held at the Lake County Jail in lieu of bond.

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