Driver Killed, Passenger Hurt in Stephenson County Crash

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One person is dead and another seriously hurt after an accident in northwest Stephenson County.

The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Rock Grove Road just east of Afolkey Road in Rock Grove Township. The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Rock Grove when it left the roadway and rolled several times.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger was airlifted to a Rockford hospital.

The Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash. Illinois State Police, Leamons Ambulance and Orangeville Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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