WAUCONDA, IL. (THECOUNT) — Montana Brown, of Gurnee, Illinois, and Kyle DeKruif, of Island Lake, Illinois, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal crash in Wauconda Thursday.

Brown, 24, and DeKruif, 25, were both killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash involving a delivery truck in Wauconda Thursday.


According to reports, DeKruif was operating a Honda Odyssey traveling the wrong-way on Route 12 when it collided head-on with a delivery truck near Route 59 in Wauconda around about 2:15 a.m.

DeKruif and his passenger Brown were both killed in the Odyssey.

The driver of the delivery truck suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Wauconda is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 13,603 at the 2010 census. It is the site of the Wauconda Bog Nature Preserve, a National Natural Landmark – Wikipedia.