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Danville woman dies in Vermilion County crash

A fatal crash on I-74 in Vermilion County Tuesday morning claimed the life of a Danville woman. 21-year-old Kristian Hayden was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:18 am, according to County Coroner Peggy Johnson.

Ms. Hayden was the driver of a vehicle that ran off the interstate. The vehicle went into a ravine, struck concrete culverts, and caught fire. An autopsy conducted Tuesday afternoon confirmed her identity using dental records.

The accident is still under investigation by the Vermilion County Coroner's Office and the Illinois State Police.

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