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Bartlett man dies in Sugar Grove Township crash

SUGAR GROVE TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred about 3:25 p.m. Sept. 9 at the intersection of Harter and Scott roads in Sugar Grove Township.

Initial investigation indicates that a 2003 Acura was traveling west on Scott Road and failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection of Harter Road, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. When the Acura entered the intersection, it collided with a 2000 Chevy Venture that was traveling north on Harter Road. Traffic on Harter Road does not have a stop sign.

The driver of the Acura – Yonathan M. Contreras Chapa, 36, of the 900 block Lakewood Drive, Bartlett​ – was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the release.
The front seat passenger of the Acura – Gloria Tovar-Quintero, 29, of the 500 block of Alton Court, Bartlett – was transported to Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora with apparent non-life threatening injuries. The back seat passenger, the 3-year-old daughter of Tovar-Quintero, was taken to Mercy Center Hospital and then flown to Lutheran General Hospital. The child was in a child seat, according to the release.

The driver and passenger of the Chevy – Javier Bibiano, 55, of the 1100 block of Indian Avenue, Aurora, and Elda DeLaRosa-Acevedo, 60, of the 700 block of Spring Street, Aurora – were transported to Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital with apparent non-life threatening injuries, stated the release.

The crash remains under investigation. No citations were immediately issued, and deputies have not determined whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. 

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