A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office:
Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Traffic Crash
Two men were pronounced dead following a single vehicle traffic crashof a 2001 Ford Explorer in nincorporated Nunda Township.
The investigation indicates that at 11:48 p.m., on September 16th, a 2001 Ford Explorer was traveling southbound in the 1400 block of S. Lilly Lake Road when it ran off of the roadway and struck a tree.
The driver, a 29-year-old male, was entrapped in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The rear seat passenger, a 33-year-old male, was rjected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The front seat passenger, a 23-year-old man was transported to Centegra Hospita lMcHenry for non-life-threatening injuries.
All occupants of the Ford , males (33, 29 and ) were from Crystal Lake.
The front seat passenger and the driver had been wearing their seat belts.
The rear passenger had not been wearing his seat belt.
Airbags did deploy in the vehicle.
At this time the cause of the crash is undetermined.
The investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigations Unit and McHenry County Coroner’s Office.
Members of the McHenry Township Fire Protection District provided patient care.