Three Killed in Single Vehicle Crash in Jo Daviess County

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Three people, including an infant, were killed in a single car crash on Jo Daviess County on Saturday.

The Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened at around 7:50am.

Investigators determined that a car, being driven by 26-year-old Scott Link of Hanover, left the roadway while traveling southbound on State Highway 84, near the intersection of West Sawmill Road.  It then traveled into a ditch, rolled on its side, and then slid back across the highway.  They say the car then hit a fence and a tree before coming to rest on its top.

Link’s passengers, 22-year-old Haylee Hovis of Hanover, and an unidentified infant, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Link was rushed to a hospital where he died of his injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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