Hampton Police Chief Terry Engle dies in car crash Saturday night
Hampton Police Chief Terry Engle died from injuries suffered in a
, Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson confirmed Sunday morning.
Gustafson told TV6 the preliminary cause of death was multiple traumatic injuries.
The Illinois State Police says the crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on Illinois Route 84 northbound at 180th Street North.
Engle, 57, was responding to a 911 call when his vehicle, for unknown reasons, veered off the roadway and struck a tree, according to state police and Gustafson.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing.