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 Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.
1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses. 1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000. 1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city. 1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association. 1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College. 1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.