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Sheriff releases name of man killed in crash

A Dixon man was killed early April 23 in a one-vehicle crash in rural Mt. Morris.

Jacob R. Morgan, 37, was driving a red pick-up truck southbound on Lowell Park Road, south of Mt. Morris, when the vehicle left the roadway, struck a guardrail and caught fire.

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle said the crash occurred at 5 a.m. at 77 N. Lowell Park Rd.

Morgan’s body was found inside the truck after the fire was extinguished.

The Mt. Morris Police Department, Polo Police Department, Polo Fire Department and Ambulance and Ogle County Coroner assisted at the scene.