Victim in I-74 Accident Identified

January 17, 2012

The Champaign County Coroner's office has identified the woman who died after she apparently jumped from a highway overpass in Champaign Monday afternoon.

46-year old Stephanie Wallace of Champaign died from multiple blunt force injuries, striking a van on eastbound Interstate 74, and rolling to the south side of the roaway. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 1 p.m.

State Police Sergeant Bill Emery said METCAD received numerous calls around 12:45 Monday that a woman was on the Neil Street bridge. The accident remains under investigation by the Coroner's Office and Illinois State Police.

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