Man killed when stolen car crashes into Round Lake Beach pond

- A man was killed and two other people were injured when a stolen car crashed into a retention pond Wednesday night in north suburban Round Lake Beach.

Earl W. Tarvin of Fox Lake was driving north on Hainesville Road at Clarendon Drive when the vehicle veered off the road, rolled onto its roof and landed in a retention pond at the southeast corner of Rollins and Hainesville roads at 8:52 p.m., according to Round Lake Beach police.

Tarvin, 34, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Two female passengers were also taken to hospitals, but their conditions weren’t immediately available.

Police said the car had been reported stolen from Fox Lake and had failed to pull over for Grayslake police.

The Major Crash Assistance Team is assisting with the investigation.

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