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Sterling teenager killed in Whiteside County crash

WHITESIDE COUNTY, Ill. (WREX) — A teenager is dead after authorities say his vehicle ended up in a creek in Whiteside County.

Amarion Green, 17, of Sterling, was identified by the coroner's office.

The Whiteside County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened on Sunday morning on Dixon Ave. in Rock Falls.

The sheriff's office says Green's vehicle crashed into a utility pole before ending up in Holland Creek.

Green was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to the sheriff's office.

An autopsy for Green was scheduled for Monday.

The crash is still under investigation.

Andrew Carrigan

Andy Carrigan is the Assignment Editor at WREX. He joined the 13 WREX team as a photographer in 2016 after graduating from Northern Illinois University. He also produced ’13 News Today’ from 2017-2018.

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