One dead after car crashes into Mississippi River – WGEM

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ill. (WGEM) – One person is dead after a crash Friday night they ended with a car in the Mississippi River, according to the Illinois State Police.
ISP reported that a car was traveling northbound at 5:35 p.m. on Ill. 96, north of East County Road 760 in Hancock County, when the car veered off the road, hit a tree and came to a rest in the Mississippi River.
According to ISP, the driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said this investigation is ongoing.
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