Two elderly Rockford women injured, 1 man killed in multi-car crash on US Route 20

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Two elderly Rockford women were injured in a 2-car and semi accident on US Route 20.

According to the Illinois State Police, on Sunday at approximately 1:43 p.m. a car driven by Mary Norman, 76, of Loves Park, crossed the center line on US Route 20 near Lyons Hill, just west of Stockton, where it made contact with a semi-truck driven by Eliud Valencia, 35, of Chicago. 

Norman’s car then collided head-on with a a pickup driven by Robert Krischon, 56, of Big Rock.

Krischon’s passenger, 88-year-old Fred Krischon, Sr., of Yorkville, was killed.

Norman, her passenger – Ruthie Dell Fairchild, 71, of Rockford — and Krischon were all taken to local hospitals.

The crash remains under investigation.

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