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Child Dies From Injury Sustained in Crash

Whiteside County Sheriff John Booker announced that nine-year-old Addison P. Headlee of Milledgeville, has died from injuries sustained in a crash that occurred on Saturday October 5, 2019 at 10:25 a.m.   Whiteside County Deputies responded to north Illinois Route 40 near Ridge Road in rural Sterling for a traffic crash involving a passenger vehicle vs. farm tractor and grain cart. Deputies arrived on scene, and were able to determine through the investigation that Jennifer M. Schryver, 45 years old of Milledgeville, was driving a 2009 Hyundai passenger vehicle and was traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 40 and attempted to pass a farm tractor and grain cart which was also traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 40.  The tractor was struck by Schryver's vehicle struck the rear area of the grain cart. Our Tammy Nehrkorn spoke with Whiteside County Sheriff John Booker about this crash…..