AMBOY, Illinois — A northern Illinois man has been arrested in connection with an ATV crash in August that killed a 7-year-old girl from the city of Amboy.
Prosecutors say 34-year-old Brian Dees was arrested Friday after toxicology results came back showing he had heroin and cocaine in his system when he was driving the all-terrain vehicle.
The ATV struck a deer Aug. 3 and went into a ditch.
Dees and two passengers were thrown from the vehicle. One of them, 7-year-old Makenzie Rutherford, died two days later of her injuries.
According to The (Dixon) Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1yNpio2 ), Lee County State's Attorney Anna Sacco-Miller said Friday she received the toxicology results a week ago.
Charges including aggravated DUI with an accidental death. Dees is jailed, and his bond has yet to be set.
Information from: Dixon Telegraph, http://www.saukvalley.com
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