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Hampshire High School student killed in Elgin crash

ELGIN – Elgin police are investigating a crash that killed a 17-year-old Hampshire boy.

Patryck Stanley was killed in a three-vehicle crash that happened about 7:30 p.m. Saturday near Randall Road and South Street in Elgin, according to news releases from the Elgin Police Department and the Kane County Coroner’s office. 

An autopsy will be conducted Tuesday, according to the coroner’s office, and toxicology samples will be collected and sent to a forensic lab at the time of the autopsy.

Stanley was a Hampshire High School student, police said.

On May 4, another Hampshire High School student, 17-year-old Brianna Soto, was killed in a two-vehicle crash.

On Sunday, Community Unit School District 300 posted a message on its Facebook page commenting on Saturday’s crash. 

“Sadly I must share that we have been informed of the untimely passing of an 11th grade Hampshire High School student,” the post read. “… I asked that you join us in keeping the family and friends of this family and your hearts and prayers.”

According to preliminary investigation, a Nissan Altima, driven by Stanley, was driving north on Randall Road when it crossed the center lines and struck a Pontiac, police said. 

The Nissan continued driving north in the southbound lanes of Randall Road and struck a Dodge Grand Caravan, police said. The Nissan then left the road and came to rest on the west side of Randall Road, police said. 

The driver of the Pontiac was not injured, police said. Two people in the Dodge and a passenger in the Nissan were transported to Advocate Sherman Hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said. 

The crash remains under investigation, police said. Anyone with information on the crash can call 847-289-2660

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