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PIATT COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) — One person is dead after a crash on I-74.

The Piatt County Coroner's Office confirmed a deadly crash occurred Tuesday night around 6:30 in the westbound lanes of the interstate near mile marker 167 — just east of Mansfield.

The coroner has identified the body of Brendan Hughes, 20, of Champaign.

Troopers said a vehicle left the road for unknown reasons, ran into the ditch, hit a tree, and caught fire. 

Hughes was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time no further information has been released.

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