Illinois man killed in Rock County vehicle accident

A 20-year-old Rockford man is dead after a single vehicle accident early yesterday (Sunday) in the Town of Avon.

Rock County Sheriff's Deputies arrived at the scene on South Hopkins Road near Douglas Road a little before 2:30 in the morning. Medics couldn't revivie Christopher Huggins, who authorities say was in the passenger seat when the car veered off the road into some trees.

The driver, 19-year-old Devon Hurd of Machesney Park Illinois was treated and released. Both men were wearing seatbelts.