Coroner ID’s victims of deadly crash in Winnebago County


WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) — The Winnebago County Coroner says 26-year-old Daniel Mielke, of Ridott, and 23-year-old Sidney Freeland, of Poplar Grove, were the two men killed in a deadly collision which happened Thursday morning.

The Coroner’s Office was called to a two-vehicle crash around 5 a.m. Thursday morning, August 15th.

It happened just west of Eddy Road and Trask Bridge Road in Burritt Township.

The two vehicles collided on Trask Bridge Road.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Toxicology tests will be available in approximately three weeks.


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