Driver in hit-and-run that killed mother in Bolingbrook in custody
WILL COUNTY, Ill — A 19-year-old man charged in a hit-and-run that killed a mother in Bolingbrook is now in custody.
Police said Eduardo Avila struck 35-year-old Patricia Hoyt, who is from Orland Park, with his 2002 Honda Accord earlier this month.
A warrant was issued for Avila. Police say he surrendered in Will County court Monday and was remanded.
Hoyt’s body was found Sunday November 5 on Frontage Road near Lawton Lane. She was in the neighborhood to get together with friends. She had a son and a daughter.