UPDATE: WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) – The victim who was killed in a crash Sunday near Machesney Park has been identified. 40-year-old Sherry Brock was a passenger in a vehicle on Route 2 just north of Latham Road when it hit a patch of ice. The vehicle rolled over into a ditch. Brock was declared dead at the scene. Another adult and child survived the crash with minor injuries.
WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- This weather is making driving extremely dangerous. One family is now understanding just how treacherous the roads are after a woman was killed when she was thrown from an SUV that hit a slick spot.
It happened on North Main Street near Latham Road around 5pm Sunday. Deputies say the SUV was headed south on North Main Street when it hit a patch of ice and rolled into the ditch.
A 40-year-old woman who was a passenger in the car died at the scene. Another adult and child were also in the vehicle. They both survived with minor injuries.