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Naperville Police Department investigates fatal crash, driver charged

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Above / The Naperville Police Department seeks information from anyone who might have witnessed early morning crash on Nov. 23, 2016, along Naper Boulevard, south of Ogden Ave. (PN File Photo)

UPDATE May 11, 2017On November 23, 2016 at approximately 2:36AM, the Naperville Police Department and the Naperville Fire Department responded to the area of Naper Boulevard south of Ogden Avenue for the report of a single vehicle traffic crash.

The passenger and owner of the vehicle, David R. Dokken, 37, of Aurora, was subsequently pronounced deceased at Edward Hospital in Naperville.

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The driver, Michael W. Vera 34, of Aurora, has been charged with Aggravated Driving Under the Influence, a Class 3 Felony, bond has been set at $1,000,000.  Vera was served with charges on Wednesday (May 10, 2017) at the Kane County Jail, where he was being held on unrelated charges. The Naperville Police Department does not have a booking photo of Vera.

The Naperville Police wish to remind the public and the news media that a charge is merely an accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Updated report submitted by Commander Louis Cammiso, Office of Professional Standards, Public Information Officer, for the Naperville Police Department.


Naperville PoliceOriginal Post, Nov. 23, 2016 / On November 23, 2016, at approximately 2:36AM, the Naperville Police Department and the Naperville Fire Department responded to the area of Naper Boulevard south of Ogden Avenue for the report of a single vehicle traffic crash.

Initial investigation revealed that the vehicle involved in the crash, a green colored SUV, left the roadway and struck a tree. Two occupants have been transported from the crash to Edward Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Due to the nature of the crash, members of the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit specially trained in crash reconstruction responded to the scene and continue to investigate the incident.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has any additional information is asked to contact the Traffic Unit at (630) 305-5379 or email parcelk@naperville.il.us.

News story submitted by Commander Jason Arres, Office of Professional Standards, Public Information Officer, for the Naperville Police Department.

Editor’s Note / Celebrate safely and buckle up this Thanksgiving weekend when another “Get Pulled Over” for public safety campaign will be in full force throughout Illinois.  Safe travels!

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