Two killed in Route 1 head-on collision
HOOPESTON, Ill. (WICS/WCCU) —
The Champaign County Coroner has released the identity of the driver killed in a two-vehicle head-on collision in Hoopeston Wednesday night.
Coroner Duane Northrup says 59-year-old Denise L. Reid of Wellington was pronounced dead Wednesday after 8 p.m.
Reid was driving a Chrysler minivan on State Route 1 near 3870 North Road when she reportedly collided with a Ford Ranger pickup truck that was attempting to pass a third vehicle.
The driver of the Ford Ranger pickup truck, 52-year-old Warren Harms of Hoopeston, died at the scene of the crash.
This crash is under investigation by the Illinois State Police District 10, the Champaign County Coroner and the Vermilion County Coroner.