The Bureau County Republican (BCRNews) is now reporting that the SUV driver killed yesterday in a wreck with a semi was Cecillia Cascone, 69, a Lake Thunderbird resident.
As originally reported, a semi crossed the median on Interstate 80 outside of Princeton, killing Cascone as she was driving a gold colored SUV coming in the opposite direction.
The Illinois State Police relate that Ontario resident Tariq Khan, 44, was driving a red Volvo truck-tractor westbound on Interstate 80 at approximately 9:16 AM on Wednesday. For reasons not yet known, Khan’s trucked went over the median, striking the SUV going eastbound. This happened at Mile Post 65.
Khan was sent to St. Margaret’s Hospital for observation. The SUV driver was declared deceased at the scene.
The ISP say charges are pending.
We will have more on this accident as it becomes available.
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