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Chase ends with one dead, one severely injured

Police chase started in Sterling and ended in Rock Falls

Police and fire work at the scene of an accident Tuesday, March 29, 2022 on east Route 30 in Rock Falls. The driver of a pickup, Bruce D. O’Neal, 61, of Rock Falls, was killed when the driver of a Mercedes, Nazier T. Pryor, 19, of Chicago, was attempting to pass another vehicle and collided with his truck.  Pryor died later on Tuesday, police said.
Traffic on east Route 30 in Rock Falls was blocked off Tuesday, March 29 2022 after an accident that proved fatal to two men. Rock Falls Police identified the driver of a Mercedes who led Sterling and Rock Falls police on chases through both towns Tuesday afternoon and crashed head-on into a pickup truck and killed its driver.