A two-vehicle crash at Route 176 and Franklinville Road in Seneca Township near Marengo left one person dead and two others injured Saturday evening. | Photo: MFRD

A motorcyclist was killed and two others were injured after a crash involving a motorcycle and a car near Marengo Saturday evening, officials said.

The Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:15 p.m. Saturday to Route 176 and Franklinville Road in unincorporated Marengo.

Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts Communications Specialist Alex Vucha said crews received a report of a two-vehicle collision with injuries.

Firefighters and paramedics arrived to find a BMW sedan and a motorcycle involved.

The incident appeared to be a head-on crash between the two vehicles.

A medical helicopter was initially requested to the scene, however, it was later canceled, Vucha said.

The male driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene, Vucha said.

Two people who were in the BMW were evaluated and transported by ambulance to Northwestern Medicine Hospital in Huntley.

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Those two occupants suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries.

Sheriff’s deputies shut down Route 176 between Peterson Olson Road and McCue Road for several hours while a crash investigation was conducted.

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office has not released any information on the crash.