2016 Top Stories Countdown — No. 5: Car Crashes Into Home on Farnsworth
- Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a series counting down the top 10 Kane County Connects stories of 2016.
Kane County Connects regularly posts news releases from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, Kane County Coroner’s Office, the Kane County Office of Emergency Management, Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, area municipalities, police and fire departments. Public safety is a primary function of local government, and passing along those news releases on Kane County Connects is a service that residents clearly appreciate.
This article, which began as a news release from the Aurora Police Department and was updated via a news release from the Kane County Coroner’s Office, garnered 8,635 views on Kane County Connects.
In early February, Aurora police reported to an early-Sunday-morning, single-car crash in which a 33-year-old Aurora man was killed and a 27-year-old female occupant was injured after the driver of a 1996 Volkswagen Jetta apparently lost control and went off the roadway just south of Indian Avenue and proceeded to hit a residence in the 500 block of N. Farnsworth Avenue.
2016 Top Stories Countdown
- No. 10: Middle School Student Threatens Shooting
- No. 9: Free Wood Chips!
- No. 8: Kane County Mourns Loss of Steve Chidester
- No. 7: The Curious Incident of the Great Galesburg Zephyr
- No. 6: Kane County’s First Modern Roundabout