Hampton Police Department Chief dies in vehicle crash in Rock Island County
Hampton Police Department Chief Terrence Engle, 57, was taken to a local hospital where he died.
The Chief of the Hampton Police Department was killed Saturday in a vehicle crash on Illinois Route 84 in Rock Island County.
A preliminary investigation found that Terrence Engle was responding to a call, driving north on Illinois Route 84 near 180th Street, when he veered off the road and crashed into a tree, Illinois State police said.
He was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, police said.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing, police said.
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