Driver dies in I-74 crash in Danville

Driver dies in I-74 crash in Danville

A 21-year-old Danville woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday on Interstate 74 near Danville.

Dental records confirm the victim was Kristian Hayden. according to Vermilion County Coroner Peggy Johnson.

According to state police, Ms. Hayden was driving a 1993 Chevrolet sedan east on I-74 at the Gilbert Street/Georgetown Road exit at 3:14 a.m. when the car ran off the road to the right into a drainage ditch.

The car hit concrete culverts and caught fire.

Ms. Hayden was pronounced dead at 3:18 p.m. at the scene of the crash, according to Johnson.

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