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Rockford woman ejected from vehicle and later dying identified

ROCKFORD — A 50-year-old Rockford woman who drove off the roadway and was ejected from her vehicle after striking a tree has been identified as Cathi Turner.

About 7:40 am Saturday, Turner was the sole occupant of a vehicle that crashed on South Alpine Road at Larson Avenue. She was traveling southbound on South Alpine Road when she lost control of her vehicle, drove off the road, struck a tree, and was ejected from her vehicle.

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She was taken by ambulance to a Rockford hospital where she was pronounced dead at 9:53 am

An autopsy was completed, but its findings are pending.

Chris Green: 815-987-1241; [email protected]; @chrisfgreen

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