Crash Near Seymour Claims Teen's Life

URBANA - A crash near Seymour claimed the life of a Monticello teen Tuesday evening.

Champaign County Coroner Duane E. Northrup said that Chelsea J. Schofield died at 7:47 p.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana from injuries sustained when her vehicle crashed at 91 E County Road 1675 N, just north of Seymour, at approximately 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Champaign County Sheriff's Sgt. Dave Sherrick said that Schofield was headed west when she apparently lost control of her vehicle.

The crash is still under investigation by the sheriff's office and the coroner.  An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday.
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