Oswego woman dies following crash in rural Sandwich

Woman’s vehicle struck by truck at Rogers, Millington roads, coroner’s office says

An Oswego woman died following a crash Sunday afternoon in rural Sandwich.

Kristin Schwartz, 32, was pronounced dead at 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital in Sandwich. Schwartz was the driver of a car traveling east on Rogers Road and was struck by a truck traveling north on Millington Road, the DeKalb County Coroner’s Office said.

The DeKalb County Coroner’s Office and the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the crash.

Derek Barichello

Derek Barichello

Derek is a Streator High and University of Illinois graduate. He worked at the Albany-Herald in Albany, Ga., and for Sauk Valley Media in Sterling, before returning to his hometown paper. He's now news editor for both the NewsTribune and The Times.