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    Ogle County man hospitalized after crashing into fallen tree following Tuesday storms

    By John Clark,


    FORRESTON, Ill. (WTVO) — A 67-year-old man was taken to the hospital after driving into fallen tree, causing his truck to roll over on Tuesday night.

    According to the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, Curtis Wade, of Sterling, was driving his Ford F-150 in the area of 5700 N. Freeport Road when he collided with the tree in the roadway around 10:52 p.m.

    Wade’s truck then entered the ditch on the west side of the road, coming to rest on its side.

    Authorities said Wade is expected to recover.

    High winds, measuring up to 90 miles per hour, swept through northern Illinois as a storm moved through the area Tuesday evening.

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