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13-year-old injured in Lee County crash dies at Rockford hospital

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LEE COUNTY (WREX) -

A child involved in a car crash in Lee County last week has died. 

The Winnebago County Coroner says 13-year-old Collin Francois died at Mercyhealth Hospital last Wednesday afternoon.  

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department says they were called out to a single vehicle accident at Route 38 and Hoosier Road in Franklin Grove just after 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 31.

The sheriff's department says the driver, a 34-year-old woman from Dixon, drove off the edge of Route 38, then overcorrected and rolled her vehicle into a field. 

Collin and the 10-year-old passenger were ejected from the vehicle. According to Collin's mother, her 11-year-old son Zack crawled out of the wreckage.

The driver and the two other passengers are listed in stable condition. 

Collin's death is now under investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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