Waukegan Man Dies After Car Accident Near Gurnee, Illinois

There was a fatal single-car accident on Route 41 near Gurnee, Illinois early Sunday morning.

Michael Smith, Jr., 26, of Waukegan was severely injured during the accident and died at the accident scene.  He was said to be traveling southbound on Route 41 when he lost control of the car just south of Route 21.  His vehicle left the roadway and hit two trees.  Emergency responders came to the accident scene at 35730 N. Skokie Highway at 3:46 a.m.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Lake County News-Sun article of October 29 titled “Waukeganite dies in Gurnee area crash” as well as the Daily Herald story of October 28 titled “Waukegan man killed in Gurnee crash.”

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