Woman killed in Ill. Route 140 accident identified

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) – Madison County Coroner Stephen Nonn identified a Hamel, Ill. woman who died in a multicar accident Thursday morning.

Lori A. Vinyard, 51, died after a milk tanker truck flipped onto her 2011 Ford Edge on Illinois Route 140.

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Preliminary autopsy results showed she died of traumatic asphyxia, according to Nonn.

The accident, which shut the highway down for hours, happened around 10 a.m. on Highway 140 between Highway 159 and St. James Drive.

Illinois State Police continue investigating the crash.


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