ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office has identified Erica Opinker, 31, as a woman who was ejected from her car and killed in a crash.
Opinker, who is from Rockford, was killed in a two-vehicle crash on N. 2nd at Spring Creek around 5:30 Monday morning.
Police say she was ejected from one of the vehicles. and was later pronounced dead at a local emergency room. The coroner listed blunt force trauma to the chest as the cause of death.
The passenger of that vehicle, a 25-year-old female, was treated and released at the scene.
The 31-year-old male driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries, according to police.