Mt. Morris man killed in fatal crash on US 20 in Winnebago

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – A deadly crash shut down traffic at a major Winnebago County intersection Monday night.

The accident happened around 5 p.m. at U.S. 20 and Winnebago Road, in Winnebago. The Illinois State Police said a red GMC Acadia was headed northbound when a black Kenworth Truck Tractor failed to stop at a light and collided.

31-year-old Matthew Wissmach, of Mt. Morris, the driver of the Acadia, was killed. The coroner’s office said Tuesday that Wissmach suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No charges have yet been announced against the driver of the truck, a 67-year-old man from Monona, Iowa.

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