Fatal Accident

An afternoon car crash in Loves Park claimed the life of a Caledonia man.

A car driven by Wilbert Shields collided with a semi tractor-trailer at the intersection of Windsor and Clinton Roads. Witnesses say Shields turned left in front of oncoming traffic and the semi truck.

Shields had to be extricated from his vehicle. He was flown to Rockford Memorial Hospital where he died from his injuries.