One killed in Hwy. 84 crash near Thomson, Ill.

Fatal Crash

UPDATE: Authorities say 23-year-old  Leopoldo DeJesus Calix-Figueroa was pronounced dead at mercy hospital after being ejected from the van he was a passenger in. The driver of the minivan 36-year-old Felix Martinez-Lopez was cited with failure to yield exiting a private driveway.

THOMSON, Ill. (KWQC) – Authorities are releasing information about a deadly accident north of Thomson, Illinois. It happened Thurs. Oct. 13, 2016, just before 3 p.m. on Ill. Route 84. Deputies were initially called to respond to a two-vehicle crash with a person ejected from one of the vehicles.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office says a minivan came onto the highway from a private lane and was struck by a southbound car. Six people in the van were taken to the hospital. One of them died.

The two people in the car were treated at the scene. No names have been released and the investigation continues.

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