Elgin man dies after St. Charles Township crash

An Elgin man was killed in a crash Wednesday in St. Charles Township, the Kane County sheriff's office said.

Sheriff's deputies and South Elgin police were dispatched at 1:55 p.m. to the crash scene at Route 31 north of McLean Boulevard.

The initial investigation indicated the Elgin man was driving a Toyota Camry north on Route 31 when, for an unknown reason, he crossed the centerline and struck a southbound Peterbilt semitrailer truck, the sheriff's office said.

The driver of the semi, a 68-year-old Wisconsin man, was not injured.

The Elgin man's name has not been released.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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