VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The 59-year-old woman who lost her life in a two-vehicle Vermilion County crash has been identified.
The Vermilion County Coroner, Jane McFadden confirms the identification of victim as Robin R. Robinson of Rankin.
Illinois State Police said the crash occurred at about 1:05 p.m. Monday, when a 2005 black Hyundai SUV was moving southbound on Illinois Route 49 near 4000 North in Vermilion County. At the same time, a 2005 silver Chevrolet SUV was moving northbound at the same place.
Troopers said the Hyundai driver turned left into a private drive in front of the Chevrolet. The Chevrolet hit the Hyundai in the passenger side and the Hyundai came to rest in a ditch. The Chevrolet rolled and stopped in the roadway.
The Hyundai driver, identified in an ISP press release as 20-year-old Ellis Flessner-Bryant of Rankin, was taken from the scene by ambulance to a hospital with minor injuries. The Vermilion County coroner pronounced the Chevrolet driver dead at the scene.
Robinson's autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning. The Illinois State Police and the Vermilion County Coroner’s office continue to investigate.
Flessner-Bryant was cited by troopers for failure to yield right of way turning left.