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Woman dies following crash with Rockford Fire Department truck

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Car involved in crash with fire truck at N. Church and Whitman St. in downtown Rockford

ROCKFORD (WREX) — A major collision in downtown Rockford on Monday killed one person according to the Winnebago County coroner.

A release says 56-year-old Marta Esquivias was driving near North Church and Whitman and passed away from her injuries following a crash with a Rockford Fire Department truck.

The crash closed down the road for several hours and took the woman's life.

The release from the coroner's office doesn't indicate who was at fault for the crash or if anyone else was hurt at the scene.

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William Ingalls is the Investigative Reporter at WREX. He joined the team in 2019 as a photographer after graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and English from Augustana College. William was born and raised in Rockford.

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