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.

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The Chief of the Hampton Police Department died April 11, 2020, in a vehicle crash in Rock Island County.

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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.

This is a developing story, check back for details.

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