UPDATE: Woman Hit and Killed by Semi on I-39 Identified

UPDATE: Illinois State Police have identified the woman killed on I-39 near Baxter Road as 29-year-old Tiffany Cole of Rochelle, formerly of Davis Junction.

Illinois State Police say the 29-year-old was run over by a semi on I-39 southbound near Baxter Road. This happened around 1:30am Sunday morning.

The Winnebago County Coroner says the woman had massive injuries and died at the scene.

Investigators say the semi was from Stoughton and the driver did stop after hitting the woman. No charges have been filed. Police are still investigating.


WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- A gruesome accident that killed a Rochelle woman shuts down part of I-39, backing up traffic for hours.

Illinois State Police say the 29-year-old was run over by a semi on I-39 southbound near Baxter Road. This happened around 1:30am Sunday morning.

The Winnebago County Coroner says the woman had massive injuries and died at the scene.

Investigators say the semi was from Stoughton and the driver did stop after hitting the woman. No charges have been filed.


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