Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash On Route 176 Near Marengo

Fatal McHenry County Multi-Vehicle Crash 

There was a fatal multi-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon (December 15, 2016) near Marengo.  The accident happened on Route 176 and Millstream Road.

Details on the accident appear to be limited at this time.  In particular, the cause of the crash does not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time.

The crash involved two cars and a semi truck.

According to the McHenry County Coroner’s Office, the driver of the two cars died at the accident scene.  According to the Daily Herald, in a December 16 article titled “Marengo crash victims identified,” the victims were identified as Matthew J. Lange, 35, of Genoa, and Katie L. Klaess, 29, of Marengo.

An excerpt from the Daily Herald article:

An autopsy showed Lange died of blunt-force injuries to his head, spine and abdomen. Klaess suffered head injuries.

The driver of the semi truck was not injured in the accident.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the December 16 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “2 Killed in McHenry County Crash.”