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2-vehicle crash kills 1, injures 1 on I-57 SB in Tolono

Publish Date: 2023, 02, 02

TOLONO, IL – A man from Highland died, and a woman went to the hospital after a head-on collision in southern Champaign County on January 6th, reports KPC News.

The incident happened around 3 p.m. on the southbound side of I-57 near mile marker 226.7, which is right around County Road 800 North in Tolano.

The investigation indicates that a 22-year-old northbound driver veered across the median and collided head-on with a southbound driver.

The first driver died at the scene of the accident.

The second driver, identified as a 39-year-old woman from Winter Haven, was hospitalized. The extent of her injuries is unclear.

A full investigation is underway.

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