1 dead, 1 injured in Saturday night crash

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MATTOON - Illinois State Police say one Eastern Illinois University student has died and another has been injured following a Saturday evening crash.

Authorities say the accident occurred south of Mattoon, near the U.S. Route 45 interchange of Interstate 57.  The vehicle the two students were traveling in was heading northbound when it left the roadway and overturned.

Illinois State Police say the driver was ejected from the vehicle, and was transported to an Urbana hospital for treatment.  The passenger was partially ejected from the vehicle, and later died from injuries sustained in the crash.  Police say neither person was wearing a seat belt.
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