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Monday, June 05, 2006

100% Preventable

Source: ChicagoTribune
Driver held in crash that killed woman (idiocy and preventable elements bolded)

A man charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in this week's death of a Hoffman Estates woman had been convicted of DUI last year and was wanted for jumping bail on another DUI case, authorities said Wednesday.

Javier Rico, 26, of the 6700 block of Pine Tree Street, Hanover Park, was ordered held without bail Wednesday by Cook County Circuit Judge Karen Thompson Tobin in the Rolling Meadows courthouse. He was charged in the collision that killed Patricia Henneken, 28. *snip*

After leaving the Walgreens at 2560 Golf Rd., Patricia Henneken was turning out of the parking lot onto Golf when her car was broadsided by Rico's car, police said. Rico's car was traveling from 70 to 100 m.p.h. and went through a red light on Golf, police said.

Henneken, the mother of an 8-year-old boy, was pronounced dead about 2 a.m. Monday in St. Alexius Medical Center, Hoffman Estates. Rico was arrested at the crash scene. *snip*

In 2005 Rico was convicted of DUI and driving without a valid license, prosecutors said. He received court supervision. Rico has never held a valid Illinois driver's license and apparently is an undocumented immigrant, prosecutors said.

Tobin appointed a public defender for Rico, who told her through an interpreter that he wanted to seek help from the Mexican Consulate in Chicago.
Just commiting the crimes and killings Americans won't?

Right Mr. President?

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