Two people are dead after a car and commercial truck collided at the intersection of Highway 76 and County Road GG in the Town of Vinland.
The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office say they responded to the crash at 8:01 am on Tuesday, September 25.
The passenger of the car was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver was airlifted to the hospital where they later died. The driver of the truck was sent to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The names of those involved have not yet been released.
Authorities shut down Highway 76 in both directions for five and half hours while they investigated. The road reopened around 1:30 pm.