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Woman killed in Interstate 74 crash near LeRoy

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A 20-year-old Wisconsin woman was killed in a crash Friday on Interstate 74 near LeRoy, authorities said.

Melissa Ann Johnson, 20, of Weyauwega, Wisconsin, was driving an SUV that crashed on westbound I-74 between LeRoy and Farmer City, said McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder. Johnson was pronounced dead at 4:45 p.m. Friday from injuries suffered in the crash. Toxicology testing is pending.

The crash remains under investigation by the McLean County coroner’s office and the Illinois State Police.

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Ryan Denham is the digital content director for WGLT.
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