Sunday, January 13, 2013
Toxicology reports show Jennifer Liston’s blood-alcohol content was .229, and she had other controlled substances in her system as well.
The driver of a car stolen in Wheaton that plowed head-on into a vehicle in Campton Hills on Dec. 1, killing a Maple Park man, had a blood-alcohol content that was nearly three times greater than the limit for driving under the influence, authorities said Friday. The toxicology report on Jennifer Liston, 30, of Madison WI, showed she had a blood-alcohol level of .229, well above the .08 legal limit, as well as other controlled substances in her system, the Campton Hills Police Department said in a release. “Though Liston’s blood-alcohol content was not ruled the cause of death, I can, with a reasonable amount of surety, say that it was a major contributing factor in the cause of the accident,” said Chief Dan Hoffman. The Kane County …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Jennifer Liston to be remembered during Friday afternoon service in Madison.
A memorial service has been scheduled in Wisconsin on Friday, Dec. 14, for the woman who was driving a stolen car when she crashed into another vehicle on Route 38 in Campton Hills on Dec. 1, killing a Maple Park man and injuring two other people. Jennifer Marie Liston, 30, of Madison, Wis., died in the Dec. 1 head-on crash with a car driven by Zachary Bingham, 18, of Maple Park, who died of his injuries. The crash also killed his dog and injured his girlfriend, Erin Pazin, 19, of Elburn. Two other vehicles became involved in the wreck as well, and one other person was injured. Liston was driving a car that had been reported stolen in Wheaton, then was involved in a crash in Geneva and fled a deputy who abandoned the chase when the woman…
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Maple Park teenager's visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Conley Funeral Home in Elburn, before proceeding to Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Virgil, for a 10 a.m. Mass.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Plenty of online resources offer suggestions for dealing with grief and its related emotions when people experience loss, as happened in Saturday’s deadly crash in Campton Hills.
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The deaths of Jennifer Liston, 30, of Madison, WI, and Zachary Bingham, 18, of Maple Park, on Saturday night, Dec. 1, certainly have elicited an array of emotional reactions, including anger toward Liston, who was driving at speeds of more than 100 mph before the accident along Route 38 in Campton Hills. Liston was driving a car stolen in Wheaton. She was involved in a hit-and-run accident in Geneva before the deadly crash, and fled when a Kane County sheriff’s deputy began to pursue her. The deputy ended the chase when Liston hit speeds of more than 100 mph. Witnesses said she was driving fast and recklessly when she struck Bingham’s vehicle head-on, and involved two more vehicles in the crash. Two other people were hospitalized as a …