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One dead, one injured in rollover crash near East Peoria

One person is dead and another injured after a single-vehicle rollover crash just east of East Peoria.

The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office says the crash was reported just before 9:30 a.m. Monday. The vehicle was found in a yard.

A 38-year-old woman from Mackinaw died after she was ejected from the vehicle in the rollover. Her identity hasn't yet been released.

A 37-year-old man was able to escape the vehicle before it caught fire. He's being treated at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. The extent of his injuries aren't known.

The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office and Tazewell County Coroner's Office are investigating the traffic crash.

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