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Ashton man dies in Rockford traffic accident

ROCKFORD – John McConkey, 42, of Ashton, has been identified as the man who died in a crash Monday morning, Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz said.

The accident occurred about 7 a.m. McConkey was pronounced dead at the scene.

McConkey was driving a Ford F250 pickup northbound in the 1000 block of North Second Street when he “veered off the road and crashed into a large overhead sign [post],” said Rockford Police Assistant Deputy Chief John Pozzi.

No other information was released.

The accident remains under investigation by the Rockford Police Department. An autopsy is pending.

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