Pecatonica couple killed in crash on US 20 - – Rockford’s News Leader

UPDATE: Pecatonica couple killed in crash on US 20

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An elderly couple from Pecatonica dies in a crash on US 20 and North Jackson Road Monday afternoon.

Crash investigators say Adele Hayes, 83, was driving a gold four-door car north on Jackson when she ran a stop sign and hit a black Jeep going west on U.S. 20. Adele Hayes died in the emergency room at Rockford Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Laverne Hayes, 77, was a passenger in the car. He died at the scene of the crash.

The woman driving the jeep was not seriously hurt.

The crash is being investigated by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department.

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