According to WIFR, "The man involved in a single car crash near Byron on Monday night has been identified as 32-year-old Jason Larson of Rockford."

Last night around 8:46 on Illinois Route 72 Ogle County Sheriff's and and the Byron Fire Department responded to a single vehicle accident just west of Byron.

The man, Jason Larson, was driving eastbound when he drove off the roadway.

"The car traveled approximately 300 feet in the ditch before sliding sideways and hitting a tree. Larson was the only one in the car. He was ejected from the car and pronounced dead on the scene," according to WIFR.

The accident remains under investigation.

We ask that you respect the privacy of the family as they are dealing with a lot, obviously. Our thoughts and prayers go to the family and everyone else involved with this tragic accident.