Breaking: Sycamore man killed in crash near Virgil

November 29, 2018

VIRGIL – Police say a Sycamore man was killed Thursday after a collision that occurred around 9 a.m. on Route 64 east of Prairie Street.

According to a news release from the Kane County Sheriff’s office, Michael Cessna, 61, of Sycamore, was traveling east when his Chevrolet Silverado crossed the center line and crashed into a westbound semi-truck driven by John Lantz, 54, of Rockford. Police do not know why the Chevrolet crossed the center line.

Cessna was the sole occupant of the Chevrolet and was pronounced dead at the scene. Lantz was taken to Delnor Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No citations were issued.

Route 64 was closed from Route 47 to Meredith Road as police investigated the crash.

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