Fatal McHenry County Rollover Accident
There was a fatal rollover car accident Friday (August 21, 2015) in unincorporated Marengo.
According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, a preliminary investigation indicates that a 2003 Dodge Ram pickup truck was heading southbound on Maple Street, when it left the roadway, then returned to the roadway, and then left the roadway again. The pickup truck then rolled over, but landed upright.
Emergency responders went to the accident scene shortly before 1:30 p.m.
The driver of the pickup truck was taken to Centegra Hospital in Woodstock, then flown to St. Anthony’s Medical Center in Rockford.
He was later pronounced dead.
The driver was identified as Michael Meyerhoff, 65, of Marengo.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, he was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, but there was no airbag deployment during the accident.
The accident remains under investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigations Unit and the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office.
Additional Details Regarding This McHenry County Accident
Additional details and possible updates concerning this McHenry County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release of August 24, 2015 titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigating Single Vehicle Crash” as well as the August 21 Northwest Herald article titled “Marengo man dies in rollover crash Friday.”