A second person has died because of a collision between a sport-utility vehicle and a tractor-trailer earlier this month.
The Jan. 14 collision on Illinois 150 south of Orion killedMelvin L. Landuyt, 74, of rural Lynn Center, Henry County Coroner David A. Johnson said at the time.Mr. Landuyt was pulling his SUV out of a driveway when it was struck by the tractor-trailer, Mr. Johnson said.
At the time, Mr. Johnson also said a female passenger in the SUV was taken to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
On Wednesday, Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll confirmed the death Connie S. Landuyt, 73 -- Mr. Landuyt's wife -- Tuesday at OSF Saint Francis from injuries she sustained in the collision.
The Henry County Sheriff's office, which is investigating the crash, could not be reached for comment on Wednesday.
Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.