First responders called out to deadly car crash


CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — First responders are on the scene of a car crash on Route 45 and 2700 North in Rantoul Township.

Crews were called out around 7:45 p.m.. Illinois State Police said this is a deadly crash, but did not release further details.

They did say U.S. Route 45 is currently closed from 2700N north to 2900N. Drivers are asked to use an alternate route and expect road closure for several hours.

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