UPDATE: Alpine crash victim identified

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Updates: October 9, 2017, 8:50 PM

UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The Winnebago County Coroner's Office says the woman killed in Monday morning's accident is 34-year-old Lisa Barton of La Salle.

Investigators say Barton was the passenger in a car turning onto the East bound ramp of US 20 when a North bound pick-up truck hit the car.

Barton was taken to OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, but passed away just after 7 AM.


Updated: October 9, 2017, 1:04 PM

UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford Police say that all lanes of traffic have reopened.

The accident is still under investigation.


Updated: October 9, 2017, 9:30AM

UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford Police say one person has died in the crash earlier this morning. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.


Posted: October 9, 2017, 7:45AM

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford Police advises drivers to use alternate routes after a serious accident occurred in the intersection of Alpine Road and Bypass 20.

Details are limited at the moment, but a blue sedan was severely damaged and required extrication.

The area is currently blocked off to traffic.