A Channahon man died in a traffic crash Friday at the intersection of Gardner Blacktop and Route 47 in Grundy County, according to the county's coroner.
Robert G. Hogg, 41, was traveling east on Gardner Blacktop when he failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection with Route 47, according to a preliminary investigation. Hogg's vehicle struck a large flatbed trailer that was being pulled southbound on Route 47.
Hogg had to be extricated from the vehicle and he was transported to Morris Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The incident remains under investigation by the coroner's office and the Grundy County Sheriff Department.