Washburn woman dies after head-on crash

Local News

A Washburn woman has died after a head-on crash west of Minonk on Wednesday.

Melanie D. Schubert, 45, was one of the two women involved in the accident and was transported to OSF St. Joseph’s Medical Center Emergency Room, where she was pronounced deceased. Preliminary autopsy findings indicate Schubert died of multiple blunt force injuries. 

Woodford County Chief Deputy Dennis Tipsword said Schubert of Washburn was involved in a head-on crash on County Highway 2 just after 7 a.m., and the woman in the other vehicle was taken to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Her injuries are unknown.

The crash remains under investigation by the Woodford County Sheriff’s Office and McLean County Coroner’s Office.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.