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ISP reports fatal accident

Published: Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 2:20 p.m. CST • Updated: Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 2:23 p.m. CST

SPRING VALLEY – A Geneseo woman has died following a single-vehicle accident Wednesday on Interstate 80 in eastern Bureau County.

Illinois State Police District 17 reported Muriel J. Miller, 91, of Geneseo was traveling eastbound on Spring Creek Drive, in eastern Bureau County, at 9:50 a.m. Aug. 20 when she drove off the roadway for an unknown reason. Her vehicle went into the creek and struck an embankment. Miller was taken to St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley by 10-33 Ambulance Service.

On Friday, the ISP reported the Peoria County Coroner’s Office had notified ISP District 17 that Miller had died Wednesday in the emergency room of the OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Autopsy results are pending.

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