On Sunday, June 13th at 6:30 p.m., Sterling Police were dispatched to the intersection of W 4th Street and East Avenue for the report of a car vs. motorcycle traffic crash.
During the investigation it was determined three people were injured in the crash. Two of the people had minor injuries and were treated and released. The third person sustained major injuries and was pronounced deceased at CGH Medical Center a short while later.
Sterling Police were assisted at the scene by CGH Ambulance, Sterling Fire Dept, Illinois State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit and Slim & Hanks towing.
No names or further information is being released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.