Woman killed in car crash in Rockford

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A woman is dead after a car accident Monday morning in the 2600 block of Landstrom Road.

Around 8 a.m., officers responded to the single-vehicle crash near Forest Hills Road.

Officials say the driver was traveling west on Landstrom Road when the vehicle ran off the road and crashed into a tree.

Police are asking that the public avoid the area for the next several hours while the investigation is ongoing. The name of the victim has not yet been released.