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A woman from Edinburg was killed after a vehicle accident in Bulpitt on Saturday night.  A 48-year-old female, named Lori McTaggart from Edinburg was traveling eastbound on IL Route 104 in a 2018 Blue Jeep Wrangler near James Street in Bulpitt on Saturday night around 7:09 PM. McTaggart moved into the westbound lane to pass vehicles traveling in front of her. As she did she drove into the path of a yellow Caterpillar Tractor Wheel Loader, driven by 22-year-old Steven J. Mann of Kincaid, which was traveling westbound.


McTaggart's vehicle caught fire and the tractor flipped over on its side.  When medical personnel responded to the crash, they pronounced her deceased. Mann was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  The ISP Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit is continuing the investigation. 

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