WARREN TOWNSHIP, Ill. — Police have identified two 23-year-old men killed in a one-vehicle crash in Warren Township Saturday night.
According to police, the driver, identified as Silvano Aldana-Macias of Waukegan and the passenger, identified as Gerardo Cruz of Hainesville, both died of blunt force trauma.
On March 6, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a crash with injuries at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Stearns School Road just east of Route 45 in Warren Township.
Officers discovered a 2009 Audi TTS at the scene with extreme damage.
Police said a preliminary investigation suggested the car was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed on Stearns School Road before losing control and striking a guardrail on the north side of the roadway.
Cruz was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected.
Both Aldana-Macias and Cruz were taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, where they were pronounced dead.
The crash remains under investigation.