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Bloomington woman dies in I-74 crash in Woodford County

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A Bloomington woman died Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 74, according to the Woodford County coroner.

Coroner Tim Ruestman said in a news release Victoria Nguyen, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash happened about two miles east of Carlock at about 8:07 a.m.

Ruestman said a car Nguyen was driving a westbound collided with an eastbound vehicle driven by a 21-year-old woman from Moberly, Missouri.

State Police have not provided any additional details about the crash or whether anyone else was injured.

Westbound I-74 was closed for hours for a police investigation. Police reopened the interstate at about 1:10 p.m.

Ruestman noted Nguyen worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Peoria. Nguyen is listed as a biological science lab technician on the USDA website.

Ruestman said the crash remains under investigation by Illinois State Police, the Woodford County Coroner’s Office.

Tim Shelley is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.
Eric Stock is the News Director at WGLT. You can contact Eric at