Wonder Lake

Wonder Lake man dies in single-vehicle crash in Wauconda


WAUCONDA – Police still are investigating a single-vehicle crash in Wauconda that killed a Wonder Lake man last week.

Lake County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at 5:15 p.m. Feb. 2 to the area of Darrell Road south of Case Road in Wauconda for a single-vehicle crash.

Preliminary investigations showed a 2000 Buick Regal, driven by a 62-year-old Wonder Lake man, was traveling north on Darrell Road south of Case Road, drove off the road into a ditch and struck a tree head-on, according to a news release.

The man was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.