Victim Identified in Deadly Rockford Car Crash


UPDATE (2/6/19) – The Winnebago Co. Coroner identified the victim as Russell Stauffer, 60, of Rockford.  He died due to injuries from the crash.

A person is dead after a two car crash.

The accident happened around 11 a.m. Monday morning on Harrison Avenue, east of Mulford Road.

Investigators say a Dodge Ram crossed the median, and hit a Chevrolet Cavalier.

The driver of the Cavalier later died at the hospital. The truck driver is expected to be okay.

The name of the deceased will be released once family is notified.

The crash remains under investigation.

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