On February 9, 2020 around 7:15 a.m. Whiteside County Deputies were dispatched to Dixon Avenue, at Holland Creek in Rock Falls for a vehicle submerged in the Holland Creek. Deputies arrived on scene and were able to determine a passenger vehicle was traveling eastbound on Dixon Avenue when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole in the north ditch. After shearing the utility pole, the vehicle came to final rest on its top in the Holland Creek.
Deputies discovered 17-year-old Amarion Green of Sterling deceased inside the vehicle. An autopsy is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Monday Morning.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by Rock Falls Police , Rock Falls and Sterling Fire Department, Whiteside Coroner and Slim and Hanks Towing
Sheriff John Booker offers his thoughts and prayers to the family of Amarion Green.