Illinois woman killed in crash in DeKalb

DEKALB, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Waterman women dies from injuries she suffered in a two-car crash in DeKalb.

The Winnebago County Coroner says 40-year-old Rachel Jimenez was taken to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center following the collision near Peace Road and Pleasant Street in DeKalb.

Jimenez and her son, Isaac, were traveling near DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport on Jan. 24, when police say another driver lost control of his vehicle and hit Jimenez's Toyota head-on.

The coroner says Jimenez suffered head and spinal injuries in the crash. Her son is still recovering from his injuries.

The driver of the second vehicle, Kevin Taylor, 48, of Maple Park, was also taken to a local hospital. The extent of his injuries is unknown.

No charges have been filed in this case.