Thursday, January 31, 2013
The accident occurred on Frontage Road, near River Crossing.
Robert K. Gewalt, 52, of Shorewood was pronounced dead at 8 p.m. Thursday night from injuries sustained in a one-car accident. The vehicle, a Mini Cooper, crashed on southwest Frontage Road, at the intersection of River Crossing, struck a fixed object and came to rest in a ditch, Will County Coroner Patrick K. O'Neil said in a release. The Shorewood Police Department is investigating the incident. An autopsy will take place on Friday.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Jose Chavez, 17, died Friday afternoon at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center. He was shot Dec. 20 after police said he slashed the face of a Will County deputy.
A teenager shot last week by a Will County Sheriff’s deputy died of his injuries on Friday, according to the Will County Coroner’s office. Jose Chavez Sanchez, 17, was pronounced dead at 3:29 p.m. Friday at Provena St. Joseph hospital in Joliet, according to the coroner. Sign up for the Plainfield Patch newsletter. The teen, identified by police as Jose Chavez, was shot Dec. 20 after he slashed the face of a Will County Sheriff’s deputy who was responding to a reported domestic dispute at his home in the 2300 block of Gaylord Road, according to the sheriff's department. The home is located near the intersection of Plainfield and Caton Farm roads. READ – POLICE: SHERIFF’S DEPUTY SLASHED WITH KNIFE; SHOOTS ATTACKER Police said deputies …
Monday, November 26, 2012
The victim has been identified by the Will County Coroner's Office as Kirk Adams, but no other details were available Monday night.
A Joliet man was killed Monday afternoon after being struck by a freight train, according to the Will County Coroner's Office. The accident occurred at about 3:25 p.m. near the intersection of Rowell Avenue and Manhattan Road in Joliet Township, a coroner's office statement said. The victim was identified as Kirk D. Adams, but no information on his age, address or the circumstances of the incident were available. An autopsy will be conducted Tuesday; the investigation is being handled by the Will County Sheriff's Office and Canadian National Railway police. DON'T MISS THE LATEST JOLIET NEWS. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER FOR A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT TAKE, FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK