A 22-year-old Plainfield man has died after his car struck a snow bank and utility pole Tuesday morning, and part of Putnam Road/Route 12 was closed while authorities investigate and crews work to make repairs.
According to police, Robert Perry, Jr., died after losing control of his Saturn Ion in the area of 387 Putnam Road/Route 12 in Wauregan just after 7:15 a.m. Feb. 18. The car went off the right side of the road, plowed into a snow bank and hit a pole.
Putnam Road/Route 12 was closed for hours on Tuesday.
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Plainfield police at 860-564-0804.