Two people are dead after an SUV crashed into a tree and caught fire in the 3700 block of 16th Avenue in Rock Island shortly after 5 p.m.

The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The female passenger was pronounced dead at Trinity Rock Island according to Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-2704, or Crime Stoppers of the Quad-Cities at 309-762-9500. 

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