La Salle County Sheriff

The identity of a driver killed in a wreck near Leonore has been revealed.

The La Salle County Coroner's Office says it was 56-year-old Kathleen Staunton of Yorkville who died after crashing her vehicle into a pole at a rural intersection. An investigative autopsy was planned for Monday.

The wreck happened Sunday afternoon just past 4:30. Staunton was dead when first responders arrived on scene.



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