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Arrangements set for teens killed in Oswego crash

Brian Herrera, 19, left, Alexis Banuelos, 18, and Tyler Montgomery, 19, were killed in a crash Monday in Oswego. (Family photos)

Brian Herrera, 19, left, Alexis Banuelos, 18, and Tyler Montgomery, 19, were killed in a crash Monday in Oswego. (Family photos)

Services have been arranged for three teenagers who died in a crash near Oswego Monday.

Visitation for Brian Herrera, 19, of Plainfield, will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home & Crematory, 24021 W. Royal Worlington Drive, Naperville.  There also will be a service for Herrera at 10 a.m. Saturday in same location.

Visitation for both Tyler Montgomery, 19, of Plainfield, and Alexis Banuelos, 18, of Naperville, will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, Plainfield.

The three friends were killed Monday afternoon when Herrera turned in front of a tractor-trailer at Schlapp Road and Illinois Highway 126, according to authorities. Herrera and Montgomery were pronounced dead at the scene. Banuelos died at an area hospital.

The truck driver, Scott Fernatt, 45, of Hodgkins, was taken to Rush-Copley Medical Center for treatment and has since been released.

The teens had known each other since middle school and attended Plainfield North High School together. Montgomery, an aspiring music producer, and Banuelos, who was studying to be a social worker, had been dating for about five years and were enrolled at Joliet Junior College, according to family members. Herrera was working two jobs and dreamed of one day studying at UCLA.

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