9-year-old girl dies from tractor-vehicle crash
A 9-year-old girl has died after her car collided with farm equipment.
Whiteside County Deputies say 45-year-old Jennifer M Schryver, of Milledgeville was driving eastbound on state route 40 in rural Sterling. Schryver attempted to pass a farm tractor and grain cart.
Schryver struck the rear of the grain cart and crashed.
9-year-old Addison Headlee was a passenger in Schryver's car. She was airlifted to a Rockford hospital, where she died. Schryver was taken to CGH Medical Center for her injuries. The driver of the tractor was not injured.
Whiteside County Deputies were assisted at the scene by Milledgeville Fire Department and EMS, Illinois State Police, CGH Ambulance Medifore Air Medical.