Fatal Wadsworth, Illinois Car Crash

There was a fatal car accident Monday (December 21, 2015) in Wadsworth.

According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at approximately 9:15 a.m., on west Wadworth Road and North Magnetics Boulevard.

At that time, a woman driving a 2006 Toyota Corolla, heading west on Wadsworth Road, struck a guardrail on the north side of the road.  Then, the vehicle crossed into the eastbound lanes, and struck the guardrail on the south side of the road.

The woman was identified as Teresita B. Mangaran, 66, of Beach Road in Beach Park.  She was taken to Vista East Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

It is unknown and/or undisclosed as to what caused the initial loss of control of the car and subsequent fatal accident.

The crash is under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigation Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lake County fatal car crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the December 22, 2015 Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch article titled “Driver Killed Following Crash Into Guardrail” as well as the December 21 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Beach Park woman dies in single-car crash in Wadsworth.”


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