Rockford Scanner™: Possible Fatal Accident in Boone County

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Update: Officials have confirmed that Scott E. Overby, 55 years old from Janesville, Wisconsin is the victim.

On Thursday, December 27, 2018, at approximately 9:58am, Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Hunter Road east of Capron Road for a one vehicle accident. Deputies arrived and discovered that a Dodge Caravan had left the road and overturned. The driver, who was described as a white male, was the only occupant and was found outside of the vehicle.
Additional first responders including members of the Capron Rescue Squad, the Capron Fire Department, and Mobile Doctor One administered aid to the man, however he was pronounced dead at the scene by the Mobile Doctor.
Preliminary investigation shows that the vehicle was traveling westbound on Hunter Road east of Capron Road when it left the roadway, struck a culvert, and overturned. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
The identity of the driver is not being released at this time. An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday, December 28, 2018, by the Boone County Coroner’s office

Sources are reporting a very bad accident in Boone COunty.

It happened in the 10300 block of Hunter rd.

A vehicle has rolled over and one person was ejected from the vehicle

Sources said a body was laying in the roadway and had life threatening injuries. They believed were possibly fatal.

Emergency personnel have they area blocked off. Probably for awhile. Avoid the area or expect delays. The cause of the accident is under investigation.


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