RS FOIA: Antavia McGee (Double Fatal Car Accident 1/19/2013 near Winnebago Kent st)
Around 1:44 AM on January 19, 2013 Antavia McGee was driving drunk and crashed her vehicle near the area of Winnebago and Kent Street in Rockford killing two of her friends. The vehicle crashed head on into a tree. There was severe front and damage and extrication was needed. Winnebago County Coroner Sue Fidducia says 20-year-old Shakiyla Ellis died of blunt trauma to the head and Desiree Mannery, 23, died as a result of blunt trauma to the head and chest. Both of the women’s injuries were due to the crash. Medical testing found she had a blood alcohol of .233, almost three times the legal limit of .08. Investigators also found an almost empty bottle of alcohol in the car. She pleaded guilty to aggravated DUI involving death and driving without a license and was sentenced to 13 years in prison. She is currently serving her time in Logan Correctional Center. Below is the file that were released to us via the Freedom of information act.