UPDATE: 1 dead in two-vehicle crash in Vermilion County

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VERMILION COUNTY - Illinois State Police say one person is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Vermilion County during the morning hours of July 23.

Authorities say the crash took place on the Westville-Catlin slab, located about one mile west of Westville, at 7:16 a.m.  Troopers say their preliminary investigation reveals that a 2001 Volkswagon Beetle was traveling westbound when it ran off the roadway onto the right gravel shoulder and overcorrected, resulting in the Volkswagon colliding head-on with a 2007 Toyota Camry.

Illinois State Police say the driver of the Volkswagon, identified as Amy A. Pipes, 60, was ejected from her vehicle on impact and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police say the other driver was able to exit her vehicle, and was taken to a local hospital.

This crash is under investigation by the Illinois State Police and Vermilion County Coroner's Office.  We will provide more details as they become available.

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