UPDATE: Deadly crash on Illinois Route 1
VERMILION COUNTY, Ill (WCCU) —
The crash happened around 6:30 Wednesday night on State Route 1 near Hoopeston.
According to State Police and the Coroner's Office, Warren Harms, 52, was trying to pass another vehicle, and hit a minivan driven by 59 year old Denise Ried.
Harms died at the scene.
Ried was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where she died as well.
Illinois State Police are investigating.