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Brimfield Teen Killed In Fiery Rollover Crash

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A teenager is dead after a fiery crash near Brimfield Wednesday night.

Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell said deputies responded to an accident on Route 150 at Thousand Dollar Road around 9:15 p.m. where they found a rolled-over vehicle fully engulfed in fire. Brimfield firefighters extinguished the blaze.

One person was in the vehicle at the time of the accident. The driver, 16-year-old Aaron Miller of Brimfield, was pronounced dead at the scene. Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood said Miller likely died instantly of multiple blunt force trauma.

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Tim Shelley is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.