DUI charges filed against woman in crash that killed 70-year-old man in Westmont

Alyz Segura, 27, is charged in the crash that killed 70-year-old Robert Strobl.

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A 31-year-old man was denied bail Sunday after allegedly killing his stepfather last week in suburban Bellwood.

A 27-year-old woman was ordered to be held on $500,000 bail for her alleged role in a fatal crash that killed 70-year-old man in suburban Westmont.

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A Blue Island woman had bail set at $500,000 in a crash that killed a 70-year-old man Sunday morning in Westmont.

Alyz Segura, 27, was driving a Ford Explorer west on Chicago Avenue when she crossed the double yellow line and crashed head-on into a Mercury sedan driven by Robert Strobl, according to a statement by the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.

A witness who helped Segura from her SUV smelled and saw marijuana smoke when she opened the rear passenger door, the office said. An investigation found Segura had a blood alcohol level of .16, twice the legal limit, and also had cocaine and cannabis in her system.

Segura was taken to the hospital and placed into custody by Westmont police. She was charged with one count of aggravated DUI causing death, a felony.

Segura’s next court appearance is Aug. 27.

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