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Darien, Wis. Man Charged with DUI After Fatal Accident

Last Updated: 18 October, 2012

An accident in the small Illinois town of Harvard has lead to the death of a Woodstock woman.

Alysha Thurow-Gitzinger, 20, was driving on North Division Street with another passenger in her car in the early hours of October 16th. Just after 1:00 a.m. a car driven by Hugo C. Dells III, 42, crossed over the center line of the street and crashed into Thurow-Gitzinger’s car.

Thurow-Gitzinger was taken to Mercy Harvard Hospital and later pronounced dead. Her passenger was treated there as well for injuries. Two passengers in Dells’ car were also injured. Dells,  a resident of Darien, Wisconsin, was charged with driving while suspended, aggravated DUI as well as driving without insurance and expired registration. He was taken to jail in lieu of bond.

An accident with an impaired driver can cause varying degrees  of injuries. If you or a loved one knows someone recovering from injuries after a car accident with a impaired driver, call Spiros Law, P.C. at (815) 929-9292 to explore your legal options.