Mt. Morris Teen Killed in Car Accident

OGLE COUNTY (WIFR) -- An 18-year-old Mt. Morris man is dead after an early morning car accident just west of Oregon.

The Ogle County Sheriff's Department says Marc Cothard was headed eastbound in the 1,000 block of Oregon Trail Road. Apparently, his car went off the right side of the road in a curve and struck a utility pole.

Cothard was pronounced dead at the scene.

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