3 drivers killed in single Jo Daviess County accident

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JO DAVIESS COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) — Three drivers were killed in a single accident that happened late Thursday morning, November 10, 2016.

Sheriff’s officials were called to E. Stagecoach Trail, about a half mile east of N. Canyon Park Road, in rural Warren, Ill. around 11:06 a.m. When deputies arrived, they learned that an eastbound vehicle driven by 67-year-old Carol J. Anderson of Scales Mound, Ill. sideswiped a westbound vehicle driven by 43-year-old Tracey L. Schmitz of Warren, Ill. Anderson’s vehicle then sideswiped another westbound vehicle, driven by 61-year-old Susan J. Upmann of Apple River, Ill.

Schmitz and Uppmann were pronounced dead at the scene. A 2-year-old boy was airlifted to the hospital in Rockford, Ill. for treatment of minor injuries. His condition is not known. Officials didn’t identify the boy. Anderson was also airlifted to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The accident remains under investigation. Stay tuned to KWQC_TV6 and kwqc.com for updates as we receive them.

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