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Woman injured in two-vehicle crash near Sterling

STERLING – A Milledgeville woman was in serious condition Friday with injuries she suffered in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning at Freeport and Pilgrim roads in rural Sterling.

Police said Jennifer M. Duncan, 32, was taken to CGH Medical Center in Sterling after they responded to the wreck at 5:49 a.m. Thursday. She remained in the hospital Friday.

According to a news release from the Whiteside County Sheriff's Department, Duncan was driving a Kia south on Freeport Road when she disobeyed a stop sign. Her vehicle collided with a westbound Ford pickup truck driven by Ben A. Mattingly, 54, of Leaf River. The Kia entered the north ditch of Pilgrim Road, while the Ford went into the north ditch and collided head-on with a tree.

Duncan was taken by ambulance to CGH Medical Center. Mattingly and his passenger, Jeremy S. Lower, 33, of Leaf River, were not injured.

The accident remained under investigation.

Deputies from the sheriff's department were assisted at the scene by Sterling Fire Department staff, CGH Medical Services, and Slim-N-Hank's Auto Body Shop.

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