81-year-old woman killed in Ogle County car crash

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An elderly woman is killed in a head-on car crash early Tuesday morning.

At 5:07 a.m., deputies from Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, Leaf River and Mt. Morris EMS/Fire were called to the 6200 block of N. Mt. Morris Road for reports of a two vehicle crash.

Nancy Plemmons, 81, of Leaf River was traveling southbound and crossed over the center line and crashed into a northbound vehicle driven by Richard Boyden, 45, of Oregon. 

Boyden was extricated from his vehicle and taken to Rockford Memorial Hospital for critical injuries. 

Plemmons was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ogle County Coroner’s Office.

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