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Single-vehicle accident leaves one dead

Posted: Thursday, Nov 14th, 2013

POLO — On Nov. 9 at approximately 10:09 p.m., the Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies, Dixon EMS, Polo Ambulance, and the Polo Fire Department were dispatched to the 600 block of N. Union Road in Polo for the reposrt of a one-vehicle accident with injuries.

The accident revealed that a vehicle traveling south on Union Road lost control and left the roadway colliding with an electric pole.

The driver of the vehicle, Jason W. Wagner, 23, of Polo, was transported by Dixon EMS to KSB Hospital in Dixon, then transferred to a Rockford Hospital, then to OFS in Peoria with serious injuries. The rear seat passenger, Jay R. Wagner, 18, of Albuquerque, N.M., was transported to KSB Hospital in Dixon by Polo Ambulance with minor injuries. The front seat passenger, Melanie R. Wagner, 22, of Albuquerque, N.M., was ejected from the vehicle during the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Ogle County Coroner.

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Polo Police Department.

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