ROCKFORD- A car crash claims the life of a woman. The incident happened around 4 A.M. in the 2600 block of Ridge Avenue.

Rockford firefighters and police discovered a car had left the road and hit a tree. The 30 year old female passenger was pronounced dead at the hospital due to her injuries.

The driver Dawon C. Keenen, 24, of Rockford was treated, released and transported to the Public Safety Building.

He faces the following charges:
Reckless Homicide
Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol involving death
Driving Under the Influence BAC Over .0:8
Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident
Driving While License Suspended

Keenan is on mandatory supervised release for an armed robbery. He's also out on bond for a DUI arrest in August where he hit a Rockford police squad car.

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