UPDATE: Dekalb police have identified the woman killed in the crash as 26-year-old Sheeza Saleem from Schaumburg.

The driver of the semi tractor trailer has been identified as 59-year-old Patrick W. Crowe from Batavia.


SYCAMORE, Ill. (WTVO) — A woman is dead after her car slammed into a semi-truck in DeKalb County.

It happened just after 10:30 Tuesday morning in Sycamore on N. Peace Road, between Freed Road and Highway 64. Police said that the car lost control and hit the truck head on, which sent the truck swerving off the road.

The car split in two and hit another semi. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and she has not been identified. The driver and passenger in the semi were treated and released with minor injuries.

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating.