A La Salle teen is dead after a violent crash in Ottawa, Illinois Monday night.
Seventeen-year-old, Zachary Behrens was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
Shortly after seven last night the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of the U.S. silica mine sand pit.
Witnesses report seeing a car driving at a high speed on Main Street before hitting a curb and plunging into the bottom of the sand pit.
The accident is under investigation.
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