UPDATE (5:43pm) – The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased victim as Jamal Williams, 32, of Rockford. Autopsy results are still pending.
A 32 year-old man has died in a serious crash near Keith Creek overnight.
Police say the man was driving northbound shortly before 2 AM in the 2000 block of 7th Avenue when he drove through a field and hit the embankment of a drainage ditch. The man had to be extricated from the vehicle before being transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Officials are waiting on autopsy results to determine if the cause of death was related to a medical condition or the crash itself.