Woman killed when truck hits tree

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SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A Springfield woman died after a single car crash.

The coroner says 49-year old Laurena Murray was pronounced dead at the hospital about 4:40 pm, Friday, April 26.

Authorities say she was the driver of a pickup truck which left the roadway and struck a tree on South 11th Street, near University Drive, about 40 minutes earlier.

Preliminary autopsy results show she died from blunt force injuries. The crash is under investigation.

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