IL Man Don Brown ID’d As Victim In Sunday Night Joliet Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash

WILL COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Don Lou Brown, of Joliet, Illinois, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday night vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Will County.

Brown, 46, was killed in a multi-vehicle crash near Joliet on Sunday night.

According to reports, Brown was operating a Jeep Grand Cherokee on I-80 near Larkin Avenue in Joliet, when the vehicle came into contact with a Nissan Altima. The Cherokee then collided with a Chevrolet Malibu around 9:30 Sunday.

The force of the crash caused the Jeep to roll over.

Brown was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Will County is a county in the northeastern part of the state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 677,560, an increase of 34.9% from 502,266 in 2000, making it Illinois’s fourth-most populous county. The county seat is Joliet – Wikipedia.

IL HS Teacher Accused Of Beating Joliet Wife To Death Posts Bond Released From Custody

JOLIET, IL. — Michael Kazecki, the Washington Junior High School teacher who is accused of fatally beating his wife, Rebecca Kazecki, 38, an eighth grade special education teacher at Gompers Junior High School, posted bond and was released from jail Monday.

Kazecki, 38, is back on the streets after paying 10 percent of his $2 million bond. He is still facing first-degree murder charges in the death of Kazecki.

Rebecca Kazecki was an eighth grade special education teacher at Gompers Junior High School and Michael Kazecki was a teacher at Washington Junior High School, the Chicago Tribune said. He is not allowed to return to school while he awaits trial. Continue reading