UPDATE: Two Killed in Stephenson County Crash

UPDATE: The driver of the Buick was 76 year old Helen Franz of Freeport.

STEPHENSON COUNTY (WIFR) -- Two people are dead after two vehicles crash in Stephenson County.

The Stephenson County Sheriff's Office says a Buick LeSabre and Chevrolet pickup truck crashed just after 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Baileyville Road and Lamar Road. Were told three female occupants inside the Buick were taken the hospital by ambulance. The driver taken to Rockford Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. A passenger in the Buick was pronounced dead at Freeport Memorial Hospital. The sheriff's office has not released information on the condition of the third passenger.

The driver of the Chevrolet pickup truck was taken to Freeport Memorial Hospital for unknown injuries. The crash is currently under investigation and the names and ages of the victims are being held at this time pending notification of the families.


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