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83-year-old Brimfield woman killed in Peoria County crash

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A woman is dead after a rollover crash last Saturday night on U.S. Route 150 in rural Peoria County.

Peoria County Sheriff Chris Watkins said deputies responding to the crash in the 17500 block of W. Route 150 just before midnight found the 83-year-old woman dead on the scene.

She was identified Monday as Beverly Furlong of Brimfield.

Watkins said she was headed east on the roadway when her vehicle veered off, rolled over, and struck a sign.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood said Furlong died instantly from multiple blunt force injuries.

The Brimfield Fire Department responded to the scene. The accident is still under investigation. The woman's identity will be released by the Peoria County Coroner's Office following family notification.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.