Rockford Scanner™: Man Crashes Into A Guardrail, Is Arrested

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Single Vehicle Crash

On 01/16/19 at 0015 hours Ogle County Sheriff Deputies come upon a single vehicle crash at Rt 2 and Mud Creek Rd.

Upon investigating the crash, Deputies determined Kendall Pelt age 46 of Mt Morris, failed to reduce speed to avoid and accident and struck the guardrail on Rt 2 east of Mud Creek Rd.

Ogle County Police said that Pelt was arrested for failure to reduce speed, DUI, no valid license, and operating uninsured motor vehicle.

Pelt was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he remained in lieu of bond.


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Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries Near Roscoe 

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Rollover Accident With Injuries Near Roscoe 


It happened on N Main, just North of Latham.

There is a rollover accident near this location.

Injuries were being reported. Avoid the area.


Rockford Scanner™: Two More Bad Accidents in The Area

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UPDATE: Officials confirm 78-year-old Lavon H. Eytalis of Byron, was taken to Mercyhealth where she passed away.

In reference to the Route 2 accident scene. 

Several sources reporting two more bad accidents in the area. 

  • Bad accident on Route 2 near Kennedy Hill 
  • Multiple vehicle accident On Bypass 20 near Irene

Both accident scenes reporting injuries.

Other accidents in the area 

Rockford Scanner™: Couple Of Bad Accidents Today in Rockford

Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident On Route 2, Possible Fatal


UPDATE: Winnebago County Coroner says the victim is 39-year-old Barbara Whitescarver. She passed away from trauma to the head and neck from the auto accident. 


The woman approx. 39 years old has passed away. She had to be extricated and a medical helicopter flew her to a local emergency room, where she was pronounced dead. The cause of the accident is under investigation. 

This afternoon several emergency personnel were on scene of a very serious accident in Winnebago County. 
It happened on Route 2 between Gleasman and Roscoe rd, near Roscoe.  Injuries were reported. Sources say this is a fatal accident, but we can not yet confirm this. Avoid the area of awhile, while emergency personnel investigate the scene. Still Developing

Credit: Derek Dee