Michael Lathan, 23, dead after driving off road into retention pond at Eola Road and Autumn Grove Court in Aurora, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Fri, 02/03/2023 - 2:23pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Driver killed after car plunges into Aurora retention pond

A driver died after the car they were driving went off the road and into a retention pond Tuesday morning, Aurora officials said.

Driver dies after car goes into Aurora pond

Five officers went into the water, which was below 5 degrees Fahrenheit, and retrieved the driver from the car which was partially submerged upside down in the pond, police said.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Michael Lathan
Aurora, IL