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Woman identified after fatal train, SUV collision Thursday

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A 75-year-old woman from Saybrook has been identified as the person who died following a train and SUV collision Thursday afternoon near Arrowsmith.

Susan Wright died from multiple blunt force injuries, according to a joint release from the McLean County coroner and sheriff's offices.

The injuries were a result of a SUV and train colliding on 3500 East Road, about a half mile north of 1110 North Road in Arrowsmith.

Police, the coroner's office and rail company Norfolk Southern are still investigating the incident, according to the release.

A toxicology test remains pending.

Lyndsay Jones is a reporter at WGLT. She joined the station in 2021. You can reach her at lljone3@ilstu.edu.
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