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Klukas from SA’s office to be honored

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 8:45 p.m. CDT

MORRIS – Grundy County State’s Attorney Jason Helland has announced that Kyle Klukas will be presented with the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists’ annual Outstanding Assistant State’s Attorney Award for his commitment to seeking justice for victims of impaired driving crashes.

Klukas will be honored at AAIM’s Annual Benefit, scheduled for Oct. 26 in Addison, according to a news release from Helland’s office. The award is presented to someone in the State’s Attorney’s Office for his or her dedication to the needs of impaired driving crash victims and their families, according to the news release.

Klukas has worked at the Grundy County State’s Attorney’s Office for more than 16 years.

AAIM was founded as a grassroots organization by victims of drunken driving in 1982 in order to save lives on Illinois roadways. In 2013, more than 300 people were killed in Illinois and thousands injured and many left financially devastated due to drunken driving, according to the news release.

For information, visit aaim1.org.

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