One Dead In Car Accident

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A Loves Park man is dead after his car slammed into a tree last night. 24-year-old William Turnmire was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident happened after 10 o'clock last night in the 2200 block of Maple Avenue. A Winnebago County deputy clocked Turnmire traveling faster than 80 miles per hour in a 40 mile per hour speed zone in Machesney Park. Turnmire headed east on Maple and Loves Park police say he failed to make a turn, and slammed into a tree.