Fatal Car Accident

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

One Durand man is dead and another seriously injured after a two-car accident in northwestern Winnebago County early Tuesday morning.

Eighty-seven-year-old Emil Calgaro was pronounced dead at the scene. Sheriff's deputies say he was turning left off of Meridian onto Halley Road when he turned in front of a northbound pickup truck.

The two collided and the pickup wound up landing on top of the car.

The driver of the pickup, 38-year-old Tim Kilbreath of Rockford, was airlifted to Rockford Memorial. Deputies say he is expected to survive.


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