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One person killed in Winnebago County crash

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UPDATE — A 19-year-old man died in the crash at Appell Lane and Linden Rd. in Rockford on Monday night, according to the Winnebago County Coroner.

The man died at the scene.

His death is under investigation by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department.


Winnebago County (WREX) — One person has died and another is seriously hurt after a crash on Linden Rd. in Winnebago County. That's according to officials on the scene.

Authorities say the crash happened just east of S. Mulford Road. It's unclear what caused it or how many people were involved. Linden Road is closed between Mulford and Perryville as authorities investigate.

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says the car hit a tree and the driver of the car died. No other cars were involved in the crash.

13 WREX has a crew on the way to the scene to get more information. This is a developing story and we will provide updates online and on 13 News at 10.

Kristin Crowley

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Kristin Crowley anchors the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. news. She is also a reporter for 13 Investigates. She brings more than a decade of experience to the newsroom. Her work at WREX has earned her multiple awards including a regional Edward R. Murrow for Investigative Journalism and three regional Emmys.

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