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Dad charged with DUI in son’s death reflects national trend

If, as authorities allege, a Romeoville man was driving drunk when he struck a median on Interstate 55 and contributed to the death of his 4-year-old son, the incident is an example of an unsettling characteristic in impaired driving deaths nationwide.

Sixty-five percent of children killed in crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver ride with the impaired driver, according to a decadelong study published Monday. Overall, about 1 in 5 child passenger deaths in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver, the study authors report.

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