Boone County Sheriff's Department investigating fatal crash - – Rockford’s News Leader

UPDATED: Boone County Sheriff's Department investigating fatal crash


The driver of a 2010 Honda is dead after colliding with a 2005 Freightliner. The driver of the Honda was pronounced dead at the scene, but officials are not releasing the driver's name at this time, pending family notification.

Thomas Fehrenbach of Ashton, the driver of the Freightliner, was treated and released at the scene.

The crash is still under investigation.


A fatal car versus semi crash is under investigation by the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

The crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. on Monday, February 4 at the intersection of Caledonia Road and Highway 173.

A passenger car going south on Caledonia Road pulled out in front of a semi going east on 173, causing the crash.

The crash is still under investigation and the sheriff's department is expected to release more information soon.

We will update you when that information becomes available.

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