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Two Vehicle Accident

On 05/26/17 at approximately 9 pm, Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident in the 3,500 block of North Illinois Route 2. After an investigation it was determined that a 2010 Jeep Patriot being driven by 21 year old Ryan Dewey of Rockford failed to reduce speed of his vehicle to avoid hitting the rear end of a 2016 Dodge Challenger being driven by 27 year old John Northrop Jr. of Oregon. Northrop was stopped at a traffic control device in the construction zone on Route 2 when he was struck from behind by Dewey. Both drivers claimed to be uninjured and refused any medical attention. Both vehicles received minimal damage and were driven from the scene with no citations being issued.