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31-year-old Bureau County woman found dead at accident scene

A 31-year-old Bureau County woman was found dead at the scene of a crash in a creek at about 7:36 a.m. Thursday southwest of Kasbeer.

Bureau County deputies responded to a report of a vehicle in a creek approximately about an eighth of a mile west of 1950 East Road on 2400 North Road. They discovered damage to the vehicle, and upon further examination of the scene, Grace Slaight, 31, of rural Ohio, Illl., was found deceased, according to Bureau County Sheriff James Reed.

The accident is still under investigation by the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office and Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff.

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