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UPDATE: Name of woman killed in I-74 crash released

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MCLEAN, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

UPDATE: The woman killed in yesterday's crash on Interstate 74 eastbound near Mitsubishi Motorway was 25-year-old Rachel Dean of Normal. She was pronounced dead at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria shortly before 7:30 p.m Thursday.


An evening of crashes ended in tragedy along Interstate 74 Thursday.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood reports a 25-year-old woman was killed in one of several accidents that held up interstate traffic.

She was going eastbound near Mitsubishi Motorway when her car left the road.

Other accidents include a semi-trailer flipping onto its side near Carlock and covering lanes in both directions.

Police investigations are ongoing. 

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