One dead after early morning accident in Rockford

By: Mark Berman
By: Mark Berman

One person is dead after a car accident on the US-20 bypass. The call came in at 2:20 this morning. Police say the driver of a nissan veered off the pavement just before the meridian road exit. The car hit a solar-powered message board and rolled through a ditch before stopping. The vehicle then caught fire. Only one person was found in the car. The victim's has not been identified. Police don't know if the impact or the fire killed the trapped driver.

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