UPDATE: DeKalb Woman Dies in Cherry Valley Accident

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

UPDATE: We now know the identity of the woman killed in an accident in Cherry Valley on Labor Day.

According to the Winnebago County Coroner's Office, 62-year-old Debra Hopkins was pronounced dead at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center.

The DeKalb woman was hit by a semi while driving near South Mulford and Baxter roads around 11 a.m.

The death is under investigation by Illinois State Police. An autopsy is pending.


UPDATE: A woman has died after hitting a semi-truck in Cherry Valley this morning.

According to the Winnebago County Coroner's Office, the victim's identity has not been released pending family notification. We will update you as we learn more.


CHERRY VALLEY (WIFR) -- A serious accident has closed down roads in part of Cherry Valley.

A semi-truck and SUV collided near Mulford and Baxter roads around 10:30 a.m. Illinois State Police are blocking roads about a mile away. A Lifeline helicopter landed at the scene shortly after the accident.

We will update you as we learn more.


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