Driver Strikes Tree with Truck in Boone County

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BOONE COUNTY (WIFR) -- A person is fighting life-threatening injuries after a car accident in Boone County Friday morning.

According to a preliminary investigation by the Boone County Sheriff's Department, a 2012 Ford F-250 was heading westbound in the 300 block of Edson Road after 11:30 a.m., when the vehicle crossed the center line and struck a tree in the south ditch.

The driver of the vehicle was the only occupant. The driver was taken to SwedishAmerican Hospital in Belvidere. The driver's name is not being released pending notification of family.

The cause of the accident has not been determined and remains under investigation.

North Boone District #3 Fire and Capron Rescue Squad also responded to the scene of the accident.

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