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Driver found dead in rural Lanark after single-vehicle crash

LANARK – A driver’s body was found Sunday morning in rural Lanark after authorities responded to a single-vehicle accident.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an accident on Townline Road, west of Dame Road, about 8:30 a.m., according to a Carroll County Sheriff’s Office news release.

When deputies, along with Lanark fire and ambulance personnel, arrived at the scene, the driver was unresponsive. Mount Carroll police and Carroll County Coroner Matt Jones also responded.

The crash remains under investigation. No further information, including the driver’s age or gender, was released Sunday pending notification of the family.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call the sheriff’s department at 815-244-9171.

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