Fatal car crash leaves other driver fighting for their life

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STEPHENSON COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) — A fatal car accident occurred on Saturday, August 24th, at 6:15 a.m.

Officers responded to Afolkey Road near Mill Road where two vehicles were involved in a head on collision and one was on fire.

Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles, authorities said.

One of the drivers was transported to OSF St. Anthony Hospital in Rockford with life threatening injuries.

According to officials, the driver of the other vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing and names of the drivers are being held pending notification of the families.

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