Woman killed in crash involving a semi in McLean County near Arrowsmith Sunday afternoon

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ARROWSMITH Ill.- A woman is dead after a crash involving a semi tractor-trailer Sunday afternoon.

McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder says the crash happened in McLean County near Arrowsmith, near North 3300 East Road and County Road 1300 North Road around 2 p.m.

The driver of the car, 42-year-old Ami J. Wicks, was pronounced dead at the scene. A man inside the car was also taken to the hospital. At this time, the extent of his injuries is unknown.

Preliminary autopsy findings indicate that Wicks died from multiple blunt injuries due to an automobile and semi-tractor trailer collision, reportedly sustained as the driver of the car, Yoder said. Toxicology results are pending.

Ellsworth Fire Department, Gibson Area Emergency Medical Services, Saybrook-Arrowsmith Fire Department, McLean County Sheriff’s Department, and the Illinois State Police were on scene during the accident.

This incident remains under investigation by the McLean County Coroner’s Office and the McLean County Sheriff’s Department.

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