FULTON, Ill. — One individual was confirmed dead after a three vehicle accident in rural Fulton on Friday night.

Whiteside County deputies at approximately 9:01 p.m. Friday responded to a three vehicle crash at Illinois 84 and Covell Road in rural Fulton. The investigation revealed a southbound vehicle crossed the center line into the northbound lane and collided with a vehicle driven by Ronald J Ferris, 65, of Savanna, Illinois. A northbound vehicle driven by Manuel Beltran, 21, of Savanna, Illinois, collided with the disabled vehicle. Ferris and Beltran were transported to Merxy Medical Center for injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies were assisted by the Fulton Police Department, the Fulton Fire Department, Fulton EMS, the Thomson Police Department, Thomson Fire Department, Thomson EMS, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and the Illinois State Police. The crash remains under investigation.

The name of the deceased is being held pending notification of family.