Bloomington woman dies in Livingston County car crash

Illinois State Police and Livingston County Coroner Danny Watson are investigating a head-on crash Tuesday evening that killed Taylor Perring-Bates of Bloomington.
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By Howard Packowitz

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Bloomington woman was killed when her car collided head on with a minivan in far southeastern Livingston County.

Coroner Danny Watson said Taylor Perring-Bates, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene about 7:05 Tuesday night on Route 24, about 1/8 of a mile west of Livingston County Road 3000 East.

An undisclosed number of minivan occupants were taken to an area hospital. Illinois State Police are investigating the crash.

Watson said Perring-Bates is formerly from Chatsworth.

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