WHEATON, Ill. (CBS) — A Bolingbrook man was charged with reckless homicide Thursday in connection with a crash that left a woman dead earlier this week in Lombard.

Richard Kennedy, 54, was charged in the Monday crash that killed Dulce Olivia Avila-Adame, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s office. He is also charged with misdemeanor speeding and driving too fast for conditions.

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DuPage County Judge Brian Telander set Kennedy’s bond at $50,000. Kennedy as of Thursday was being treated for injuries in the crash.

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Around 5:38 p.m. Monday, Kennedy was speeding on a ret roadway on Route 53 in Lombard when he crossed over the solid lane markings into oncoming traffic and slammed into Avila-Adame’s car, causing her death.

“It is alleged that Mr. Kennedy’s reckless actions caused a head-on collision that took the life of Dulce Olivia Avila-Adame,” DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin said in a news release. “I would like to take this opportunity to remind the motoring public to please be careful, be patient and obey all rules of the road when driving. I offer my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Dulce as they grieve their loss. I would like to thank the Lombard Police Department as well as Assistant State’s Attorney Bethany Jackson for their fine work on this tragic case.”

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“This was an extremely sad event that did not have to happen,” Lombard police Chief Roy Newton said in the release. “I urge all drivers to use caution while driving. I too, would like to express my condolences to Dulce’s loved ones on their loss.”