Local

Man gets 4 years in DUI crash

WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man who police said drove drunk and caused a crash that killed his passenger was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison.

Enrique Hernandez, 24, pleaded guilty in September to aggravated driving under the influence, a Class 2 felony.

Police said Hernandez had a blood-alcohol content of more than 0.20 percent, more than twice the 0.08 legal limit, when he crashed a 2005 Acura TL on Aug. 16, 2009. He was driving north on Raffel Road near Charles Road, ran a stop sign, veered off the road and crashed into trees at 4:41 a.m., police said.

His passenger, 22-year-old Carlos D. Ramon-Cabrera of Woodstock, was pronounced dead at the scene.

– Sarah Sutschek

Loading more

Digital Access

Digital Access
Access nwherald.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, weekend and Sunday packages.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! Get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Plan your weekend and catch up on the news with our newsletters.