Two people killed in car crash in rural Winnebago County

WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WREX) — Two people are dead after a two vehicle crash in rural Winnebago County.

Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz says his office was called to the scene of the crash around 5 a.m. Thursday.

The crash happened just west of Eddie Rd. and Trask Bridge Rd. in Burritt Township.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says it appears a pick up truck headed eastbound on Trask Bridge Rd. veered into the westbound lane and collided head-on with a Jeep.

Hintz says both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

No passengers were in either of the vehicles, according to Hintz.

Victim’s have not been identified at this time, but Hintz says both drivers were men.

The crash is being investigated by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office.

We will provide details as they become available.

Andrew Carrigan

Andrew Carrigan

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