Woman dies in vehicle vs. semi crash in Whiteside County

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UNDATED – One woman is dead after a 2-vehicle crash in Whiteside County on Monday. According to authorities, they responded to a 2-vehicle crash on Prophet Road just west of Luther Road. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the vehicles were reportedly fully engulfed in flames and involved a semi-tractor trailer versus car. Police say, 61-year-old Ricky J. Chapman, of Fenton, was driving the semi westbound on Prophet Road when a female driving the car traveling the opposite direction on Prophet Road lost control going around the curve and slid into the path of the semi. The Whiteside County Coroner’s Office was called to the scene and pronounced the female deceased. No citations or charges are pending. The identification of the female driver is pending.