According to Winnebago County Coroner Sue Fiduccia, Brittney England died as a result of severe head trauma caused by the crash.
The accident's victim, 22-year-old Brittney England of Rockford, was driving northbound when she lost control of her vehicle and over-corrected.
The car left the road, hit an embankment, and then a tree. England was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.
Winnebago County Sheriff's Police are one the scene of a one car fatal accident at South Meridian and Simpson.
It happened shortly after 8 this evening. According to Police a woman's car ran into a tree and she is the only victim. We'll have more on this story as it develops.
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