The LaSalle County Sheriff's Office and LaSalle County Coroner's Office have provided more information on a fatal single-vehicle rollover crash that occurred near Sandwich on Saturday.
According to a joint statement, 59 year-old Tim Christensen of Sandwich is the deceased.
Sheriff's deputies and EMS were called to the area of E. 29th Rd. about a quarter of a mile north of N. 4550th Rd. at around 12:25 p.m.
Upon arrival, deputies found that a single-vehicle rollover crash had occurred. According to preliminary reports, a minivan, being driven by Christensen, was northbound on E. 29th Rd. when for an unknown reason, he lost control of the vehicle.
The vehicle entered a ditch where it rolled over, struck a utility pole and caught on fire.
Sandwich Fire EMS were called to the scene and extinguished the fire.
Christensen was pronounced deceased following the accident.
The case is still under investigation at this time by the LaSalle County Sheriff's Office and the LaSalle County Coroner's Office.
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