Deputy involved in fatal crash


One man is dead after a crash between a motorcycle and a Whiteside County sheriff’s deputy’s car Monday night.

The accident happened shortly before 10:30 on Highway 30 near Emerson Road.

The county squad car, driven by Deputy Jeffrey Wunderlich was traveling eastbound on 30 when it turned into the path of a motorcycle ridden by William Damhoff, 58, of Morrison.

Damhoff hit the passenger side of the squad car.  He later died at a Sterling hospital

The crash remains under investigation.

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