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One dead, one hurt in car crash on Linden Road

One man is dead and another person is seriously hurt after a car hits a tree on Linden Road in...
One man is dead and another person is seriously hurt after a car hits a tree on Linden Road in Cherry Valley Township.(WIFR)
Published: Feb. 22, 2021 at 10:39 PM CST
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CHERRY VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Ill. (WIFR) - A 19-year-old man is dead and another person is suffering from life-threatening injuries after a car accident in Cherry Valley Township.

Winnebago County officials say it happened on Linden Road and Appell Lane around 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say the car was heading east on Linden when it drove off the road and hit a tree. The 19-year-old male driver of that car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say another person involved in the crash was taken to an area hospital and is in critical condition.

The area of Linden Road in between Mulford and Perryville Roads was closed off for several hours as officers investigated.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

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