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Berwyn Police Officer Charles Schauer, Killed In Crash, Laid To Rest

RIVER FOREST (CBS) -- A Berwyn police officer, killed in a car crash, was laid to rest on Saturday.

Friends, family and fellow officers paid their respects to Charles Schauer at St. Vincent Ferrer church in River Forest.

Schauer was a 10-year veteran of the force, and leaves behind a wife and two children.

The 33-year-old died Sunday, when the car he was riding in slammed into a truck on I-55.

Erin Zilka
Erin Zilka, a Joliet police officer, is charged with DUI in a crash that killed Berwyn Police Officer Charles Schauer. (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Joliet police officer Erin Zilka was driving.

She was charged with DUI.

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