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Opdyke woman killed in Wednesday's crash on I-57

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JEFFERSON CO. (WSIL) -- Illinois State Police have identified the woman who died after a crash that shut down two interstates for hours Wednesday.

She is Helen F. Troutt, 86, of Opdyke.

State police say Troutt was a passenger in a vehicle that crossed the median of I-57 near Mt. Vernon and hit a semi and an SUV.

The driver, Edward F. Troutt, 94, of Opdyke suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

Read all of WSIL's coverage from the crash here.

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