Off-Duty Sheriff's Sergeant Dies After Elgin Crash

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(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- An off-duty Cook County Sheriff's sergeant was killed Sunday afternoon in a car crash in Elgin.

The Cook County Sheriff's office says the off-duty sergeant suffered "a fatal medical emergency."

Elgin Police say the sergeant drove southbound across northbound lanes and hit a utility pole in the 1100 block of Dundee in Elgin.

Authorities say the passenger was not hurt.

But the driver -- the off-duty-sheriff's sergeant -- was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The Cook County Sheriff's office says: "We are shaken by this loss and our hearts go out to his family."

The Kane County Coroner says the autopsy will be Wednesday.