Man charged in fatal DUI

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DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — A woman is dead after a man reportedly hit her car head-on. It happened on North Bowman Avenue, Friday afternoon.

David Winkler, Jr., told police he had gone to the tavern before driving and had three to four beers, then changed it to three to four whiskeys.

Witnesses say he swerved into the southbound lane, hitting Heather Robert’s car, killing her.

Winkler is charged with a fatal accident caused by DUI. His bail is set at $750,000.

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