Aggravated DUI Charges Filed Against Hough

Aggravated DUI

(Robinson, IL)  —  State’s Attorney Matthew Hartrich has filed two counts of aggravated DUI against Garick Hough. The first count against Hough alleges that he was driving while under the combined influence of alcohol and drugs. The second count alleges that Hough had drugs in his system. Both charges are Class Two felonies and both allege that his actions caused the accident that killed 17-year-old Alexis Myers. Hough was allegedly driving when his vehicle went off the road early Tuesday morning near Gordon Junction. Myers was thrown from the vehicle. After he was arrested Tuesday morning, Sheriff Todd Liston said Hough was just over the legal limit for alcohol and also had opiates and THC in his system.

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Chris Forde is the Coordinator of Marketing and Public information at Lincoln Trail College. He's the former News and Sports Director at WTAY and WTYE. He's originally from Iowa and is a graduate of DePauw University.

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