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Coroner: 62-year-old Illinois woman dies in crash

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 4:00 a.m. CST

ROCKFORD (AP) — Winnebago County authorities say a 62-year-old DeKalb woman has died in a car crash with a semitrailer.

The Rockford Register Star reports (http://bit.ly/1ClqsHs ) the Winnebago County Coroner's Office says Debra Hopkins was pronounced dead Monday at a northern Illinois hospital.

Illinois State Police says Hopkins was traveling northbound in an SUV when she was hit in an intersection by a semi traveling eastbound. Police responded to the scene and are investigating.

Witnesses tell police the SUV stopped at the intersection before driving into the truck's path.

Police haven't filed charges.

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Information from: Rockford Register Star, http://www.rrstar.com

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