UPDATE: Officers investigate fatal crash in Town of Avon

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 ----- 8:15 a.m.

On Sunday, May 11th, at 2:25 a.m., Deputies from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, along with Beloit Fire and EMS and Orfordville Fire and EMS responded to S. Hopkins road in the Town of Avon for a one vehicle crash.

Deputies found a 2008 Chevy Impala in the middle of the roadway. The driver, 19-year-old Devon Hurd from Machesny Park, IL was able to get out of the vehicle. The passenger, 20-year-old Christopher Huggins from Rockford, IL was semi-conscious and pinned in the front passenger side. Huggins died at the scene due to his injuries. Hurd was transported to Mercy Hospital, Janesville where he was treated and released for his injuries.

According to officers, preliminary investigation of the crash scene reveals that Hurd and Huggins were traveling northbound on S. Hopkins, when the Impala began to slide on the gravel road. The Impala left the roadway, where the passenger side struck a grove of trees, sustaining heavy damage. The Impala came to rest in the middle of Hopkins Road. Both Hurd and Huggins were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.
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Posted: Sunday, May 11,2014 --- 2:01 p.m.

The Rock County Sheriff's Office responded to a one vehicle crash on South Hopkins Road in the Town of Avon on Sunday, May 11th at 2:25 a.m.

The driver, 19-year-old Devon Hurd, from Machesny Park, Illinois, was able to get out of the 2008 Chevy Impala.

The passenger, 20-year-old Christopher Huggins, from Rockford, Illinois, was pinned in the front passenger side.

Huggins died due to the severity of his injuries.

Preliminary investigation of the crash scene reveals that Hurd and Huggins were traveling northbound on S. Hopkins, when the Impala began to slide on the gravel
road.

The Impala left the roadway, where the passenger side struck a grove of trees, sustaining heavy damage.

Both Hurd and Huggins were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.


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