The family of a Maple Park man is suing the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and a deputy they believe should have called off a car chase that ended when the Wisconsin woman crashed a stolen car into his vehicle, the Daily Herald reports.
The Dec. 1, 2012 crash killed crash on Route 38 in Campton Hills killed Zachary Bingham, 18, and his dog, as well as injuring his girlfriend, who was riding with him, and a Sugar Grove woman in another car. Patch reported details of the accident as they unfolded in the days afterward in 2012.
Jennifer Liston, the Madison, Wis., woman who stole the car in Wheaton earlier on the day of the crash, also died in the wreck.
According to the Daily Herald, the wrongful death lawsuit states that Deputy Nicholas Wolf knew or should have known the pursuit endangered others and should have ended the chase.
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