Guilty plea for Darrow in 2015 hit-and-run


ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) — The person responsible for a hit-and-run causing two deaths has pleaded guilty. Court records show 40-year-old Robert Darrow submitted the plea on Friday, October 14, 2016.

Darrow pleaded guilty to two counts of failure to report an accident, both class one felonies.

Dawn Korch, 37 and Kevin Diehl, 42 of Muscatine, Iowa were killed after Darrow’s car crossed the center line and hit the motorcycle they were on. The accident happened about a mile outside of Illinois City, Ill. on May 17, 2015.

Darrow is scheduled to be sentenced on November 9, 2016 at 2 p.m.

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