UPDATE, Nov. 8, 2:30 p.m. The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Office has identified two of the three individuals involved in a single vehicle crash that occurred in the 2600 block of 19th Street in East Moline on November 7.
Kendra Lee Curtis, age 22 of Moline, was driving a 2007 Ford Edge Southbound on 19th Street at a high rate of speed and lost control, causing the vehicle to roll. A passenger of the vehicle, Amia S.L. Weathers, age 22 of Moline, was ejected from the vehicle. Weathers was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash. A 24-year-old man from East Moline, who was a rear seat passenger was also injured in the crash and transported to the hospital for treatment.
The crash remains under investigation and charges are pending.
EARLIER: The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Department said late Monday afternoon that a woman was killed in the East Moline traffic crash this morning.
At about 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, a single-vehicle accident occurred in the 2600 block of 19th Street, East Moline. The car was traveling southbound when the driver lost control, causing the vehicle to roll over and eject one of its occupants, according to a Sheriff’s Office release.
Due to injuries sustained in the accident, a woman occupant was declared dead at the scene. A second female occupant and male occupant were injured and transported to the hospital. The accident remains under investigation by the county Sheriff’s Office and names of those involved are not being released at this time.
Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson is scheduled to perform an autopsy on the female victim on Tuesday in Rockford.
EARLIER UPDATE: Police responded to a fatal rollover crash along the border of East Moline and Silvis on 19th Street.
It happened in the 2600 block of 19th in East Moline near 5th Avenue in Silvis. 19th Street is closed in both directions.
The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Department is handling the investigation.
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