Illinois State Police report a 29-year-old Dyer woman was fatally injured when her car collided around 5:40 a.m today with a tanker truck at the intersection of Illinois Route 394 and Burville Road.
Sarah Sanaghan was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced deceased, according to a report by Illinois State Police released this afternoon.
State Police say Sanaghan was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze westbound on Burville when she pulled in front of the southbound Peterbilt tractor with a tanker trailer.
The truck struck a light pole on the southwest side of the roadway and then rolled onto its side, coming to rest in a ditch. No hazardous material was released.
The truck driver, 41-year-old Kurt Tuzinkewich of Sheboygan, Wisc., wasn’t seriously injured, police said.
Burville Road and Illinois 394 are now open.