Sheriff’s officials say a 32-year-old man was killed after he lost control of his vehicle and it rolled over on Route 14 outside of Woodstock Sunday morning.
The Harvard Fire Protection District, Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:35 a.m. Sunday to Route 14 and Dunham Road for a single-vehicle crash with injuries.
A preliminary investigation showed a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling northbound on Route 14, according to the sheriff’s office.
The Chevrolet exited the roadway to the right and the driver overcorrected, causing the vehicle to enter the southbound lane of traffic.
Sheriff’s officials said the Chevrolet then exited the roadway to the right, striking the embankment and small trees.
The Chevrolet rolled over onto its left side in the northbound lane of traffic south of Dunham Road.
A Mercyhealth REACT helicopter and Mercyhealth MD-1 were called to the scene.
A 32-year-old Harvard man, who was driving the Chevrolet, was heavily trapped inside following the crash.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to sheriff’s officials. No passengers were inside of the car.
Sheriff’s deputies shut down Route 14 to traffic for approximately four and a half hours Sunday morning.
The McHenry County Coroner’s Office has not released the identity of the victim yet.
The crash remains under investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Traffic Crash Investigation Unit and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.