22-year-old man killed after passing in no passing zone, head-on crash in Kane County


KANE COUNTY, Ill. — A 22-year-old man from Elgin was killed in a head-on crash early Saturday morning in Kane County after passing in a no passing zone, according to the sheriff’s office.

The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. near Plank Road and Marshall Road in unincorporated Plato Township, according to a press release from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.

An initial investigation found Harvy Barrios passed a vehicle in a no passing zone and then crashed head-on into a car driven by a 31-year-old man, of Sycamore, according to the release.

Barrios was taken to a hospital and later died, according to the release.

The 31-year-old man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the release. A 21-year-old woman, of Glendale Heights, who was a passenger in Barrios’ car, was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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It’s unknown if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash and no citations have been issued at this time, according to the release.

The crash is still under investigation.

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