A press release from the Village of Lakewood:
At approximately 4:00 p.m. this afternoon, there was a traffic crash involving two vehicles at the northern intersection of Illinois Route 47 and 176.
The three individuals involved in the accident were transported to Centegra Hospital (Woodstock), where
one of the individuals succumbed to her injuries. Notification of family is pending.
The remaining two individuals are not considered to have life threatening injuries.
Illinois Route 47 is currently closed between the southern (eastern) leg and northern (western) leg of 176.
It is expected to remain closed until approximately 8:30 p.m. while accident reconstruction experts from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department complete their investigation. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and use caution when travelling on the detour routes.
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McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski reported Sunday morning:
Identification of fatality from Routes 47 and North 176 Motor Vehicle Aaccident yesterday.
Date of Death: 10-18-2014
Time of Death: 1644, pronounced at Centegra Woodstock Medical Center
Cause of death: Pending autopsy to be performed October 20, 2014 at the McHenry County Coroner’s Office