Man, 23, identified from fatal semi-truck crash

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 23-year-old man is killed after an early morning crash on 11th Street.

Miguel Tejada Jr., a 23-year-old from Davis Junction was identified as the victim.

The Winnebago County Coroner says Tejada died from blunt trauma of the head due to a motor vehicle crash.

Police say Tejada was driving northbound on 11th St. shortly before 2:30 a.m. and rear-ended a semi, driven by a 57-year-old man.

The 23-year-old driver was pronounced dead on scene. The semi driver was not hurt.

The traffic unit is reconstructing the accident. The cause remains under investigation.