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Two Vehicle Accident

On10/09/17 at 2:37 PM the Hillcrest Police along with the Hillcrest and Rochelle Fire Dept’s. responded to a car vs. semi tractor crash on Hwy 251 at Lind Road. Investigation revealed that a semi tractor driven by Jesse Blackwood, 76 of Lee, Il. turned north off of Lind Rd. and struck the passenger side of a north bound vehicle on Hwy 251 driven by Katherine Scanlan, 35 of Rochelle. Scanalan and a juvenile passenger were transported by Rochelle fire Ambulance to the Rochelle Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Blackwood was cited for Failure to Yield. The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office and the ISP assisted at the scene.