Woodstock Route 14 Crash Results in Woodstock Man’s Death

From McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski:

McHenry County Coroner, Dr. Anne Majewski, announced this afternoon that her office is investigating the death of a Woodstock man who was killed early this morning, June 12, 2018, in a single motor vehicle crash at Route 14 and Lake Street in Woodstock, Illinois.

A 911 call was made at 3:01 am this morning with Woodstock Fire and Rescue and Woodstock Police responding to the scene.

The driver of the car, identified as Benjie J. Tafolla, age 26, of Woodstock, was driving west on Route 14 when he lost control of the car and crashed into a light pole.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:13 am.

An autopsy performed this afternoon revealed that he died from blunt trauma to the head. Toxicology testing is pending at this time.

The crash remains under investigation by the Woodstock Police Department, MCAT and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.

Route 14 and Lake Street in Woodstock


Woodstock Route 14 Crash Results in Woodstock Man’s Death — 2 Comments

  1. An awful lot of single occupant crashes for no reason. Suspicious. When I originally saw this story three days ago, I prayed for his family and loved ones. Doubly devastating because he was so young.

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