Vehicle Accident in Rock Grove Township Claims One, Injures Passenger

Rock Grove Township —  Stephenson County authorities report that one person is dead and another seriously hurt after an accident in northwest Stephenson County on Sunday evening.

The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Rock Grove Road just east of Afolkey Road when the vehicle reportedly left the roadway and rolled several times. The crash happened occurred around 9:30 p.m. Sunday in Rock Grove Township.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger was airlifted to a Rockford hospital.

The Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.

Authorities have not yet released the identities of either victim.

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