On Monday July 15th at 5:36 p.m., District 21 Troopers responded to a single vehicle crash at 151 N State Route 49 in Iroquois County between Rankin and Cissna Park.
A 2002 Toyota was traveling northbound on IL 49 and left the roadway to the right, overcorrected and struck the left guardrail. The driver, Haley M. Franco, 20 Kankakee was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Iroquois County Coroner. The passenger, Preston R. Jordan, 27 Rankin was transported to Carle Hospital due to injuries sustained from the crash. The crash is under investigation by the Illinois State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit. No charges at this time. The Illinois State Police were assisted by the Cissna Park Fire Department, Rankin Fire Protection District, Hoopeston EMS and Iroquois County Coroner.