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Woman killed after crashing into trash truck identified

Published: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 @ 10:36 AM
Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 @ 4:05 PM

Fatal crash on Route 29 in Champaign County

A deadly crash is under investigation on state Route 29 in northern Champaign County.

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The crash was reported around 10:15 a.m. near the intersection of state Routes 29 and 235 near Rosewood.

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A minivan crashed into the back of a trash truck that was stopped collecting trash, according to officials. The victim, Margaret S. Goodwin, 71, of Conover, died at the scene, the sheriff’s office said.

No one else in the van was injured. 

A medical helicopter was requested to the scene initially.

One lane on state Route 29 has reopened.