MCLEAN COUNTY -- Authorities released the name of the woman killed in a two vehicle accident Tuesday morning. It happened about 4:30 am on I-38 in Hudson.
24-year old Kendra Guengerich, of Minonk, was killed from injuries received in the accident. Authorities say she was driving a vehicle in the southbound, right-hand lane when she decided to make a u-turn to access an emergency vehicle median turn-around. That's when the vehicle was hit by a southbound semi-truck.
The male passenger in her vehicle was taken to the hospital. No word on his injuries. The semi driver was not hurt.
Original: 10:35 am
HUDSON -- One woman was killed in an early morning accident. It happened about 4:30 am on southbound I-39 just north of mile marker 3.
Authorities say a vehicle pulled over to the shoulder and made a u-turn in front of an oncoming semi-tractor trailer truck. The woman who was killed was the driver of the vehicle.
A male passenger was extricated from the vehicle and taken to the hospital. No word on his condition.
The driver of the semi was not hurt. The victim's identification has not been released pending notification of her family.