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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.

Ryan Denham is the digital content director for WGLT.
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