One person dead in two-vehicle crash on U.S. 20
The crash shut down the eastbound lanes of the highway for a few hours.
STEPHENSON COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) - Illinois State Police release more information about a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 20 near Klinger Road in Stephenson County Friday morning that left one man dead.
A preliminary investigation reveals around 10:48 a.m. a 2006 Silver Chrysler Town and Country driven by 79-year-old Ronald W. Zissler of Pecatonica was heading north on Klinger Rd. at U.S. 20. At the same time, a 2012 gray Dodge Ram driven by 59-year-old Timothy D. Horcher of Rock City was heading east on U.S. 20.
ISP says Zissler didn’t yield to Horcher and tried to move into the eastbound lanes of U.S. 20. Horcher couldn’t stop in time and hit the driver side door of Zissler’s vehicle.
Zissler was pronounced deceased. Horcher was uninjured. 57-year-old Heather L. Horcher was a passenger in Tim Horcher’s vehicle. She was taken to a local hospital to be treated for her injuries. Her condition is unknown at this time.
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