61-year-old woman dies in Monday I-88 crash

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 9:41 a.m.CDT • Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 4:56 p.m.CDT

DeKALB – A 61-year-old woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash on the Interstate 88 DeKalb County-Kane County border Monday night.

Illinois State Police Trooper Michelle Kistulinec said Carmen Cantu, 61, died after a collision with another passenger vehicle and tanker truck that began leaking ethanol after the crash. Kistulinec said she did not know where Cantu was from.

Duane Buell, 45, was in the other passenger vehicle and was transported to an area hospital. Kistulinec declined to give the name of the hospital and said she did not know where Buell was from.

The collision, which occurred around 8:15 p.m. Monday, closed all lanes in the area of Shrader and Watson roads. Traffic was redirected for several hours.

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