MINONK, Ill. -- Authorities say one person died and six others were hurt during a weekend crash near the central Illinois community of Minonk.
The Marshall County Coroner says Saturday night's crash killed 83-year-old LaSalle resident Nancy Hylla after her car drove through the median and into oncoming traffic, hitting two cars. Occupants of a fourth car were injured when they swerved to avoid the crash.
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Investigators say they're still trying piece together what happened before the crash, but say one victim is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
Minonk is about 30 miles northeast of Peoria.