A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office:
Sheriff’s Office Investigates a Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash
A 61-year-old Lake Villa man was pronounced dead following a single vehicle crash in unincorporated McHenry late Wednesday morning.
At approximately 10:19 a.m. on September 27, 2017, members of the McHenry Fire Protection District, McHenry Police Department, and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a single vehicle traffic crash that occurred in the 5400 block of Flanders Road, McHenry.
The investigation indicated that a 2004 Dodge Ram was traveling eastbound on Flanders Road when for unknown reasons it exited the roadway to the north, came back onto the roadway and exited the roadway to the south where it struck a tree.
The driver and sole occupant was transported to Centegra-McHenry where he was pronounced dead.
He was wearing his seatbelt and there was no airbag deployment.
The investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Traffic Crash Investigations Unit and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.