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Leaf River man dies in one-vehicle crash

OREGON – A Leaf River man died Tuesday night when he was thrown from the pickup he was driving during a crash.

Keith J. Meuris, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene in the 12000 block of North Leaf River Road.

Meuris was southbound when his pickup went off the west side of the road, struck a guardrail and overturned, throwing him from the vehicle, Ogle County Sheriff Michael Harn said in a news release. The victim was the only person in the truck.

The accident is under investigation, Harn said.

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