Man killed, stepsons critically injured after crashing head-on into Jeep illegally passing tow truck

The crash happened near Green Bay Road, north of Wadsworth Road in Beach Park, police say

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Monday, October 11, 2021
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Jose Hernandez was killed and his two step-sons, Alejandro and Giovanny, were critically injured when their car was hit head-on by a jeep.

BEACH PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- A community is coming together to help a family after a tragic car accident.

Jose Hernandez was killed and his two step-sons, Alejandro and Giovanny, were critically injured Friday when their car was hit head-on by a Jeep.

The crash happened near Green Bay Road, north of Wadsworth Road in Beach Park.

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Police said the Jeep was illegally passing a tow truck when the crash happened.

The boys' baseball coach said it's a big loss for the team. Justin Moland, the Waukegan Panthers youth baseball coach, also created a GoFundMe to help raise money for the family.