Accident

BLOOMINGTON — An El Paso woman was killed Monday morning after a crash on Interstate 39 near Hudson.

Kacee L. Vassallo, 29, died at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal, according to a statement issued Tuesday by McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis.

Preliminary autopsy findings indicate Vassallo died of multiple blunt force injuries after a car and semitrailer truck collided. Other test results are pending.

Vassallo was the passenger; the driver of the vehicle she was in was treated at a local hospital.

The Illinois State Police say the crash occurred about 7:45 a.m. Monday and the roads were reported to be snow-packed with slick spots at the time. Further details were not available.

The accident remains under investigation by the coroner’s office and Illinois State Police.

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