Teen dead after car caught in snowdrift

January 26, 2009 2:11:55 PM PST
A 17-year-old boy from McHenry was found dead hours after his car got stuck in a snowdrift.Police found the body of Samuel Summers Saturday afternoon near a creek in far northwest suburban Johnsburg.

The teen had called his mother at 2:30 a.m. Saturday to tell her he needed a ride home after his car got stuck on Route 31. She called police a short time later after she found the car but not her son.

An autopsy was scheduled to be performed Monday.