Dyer woman, 29, dies in Crete crash

2014-02-27T16:21:00Z 2014-02-27T22:29:49Z Dyer woman, 29, dies in Crete crashTimes Staff nwitimes.com
February 27, 2014 4:21 pm  • 

CRETE | A Dyer woman was killed in a vehicle crash early Thursday in the intersection of Burville Road and Ill. 394, police said. 

The crash happened about 5:40 a.m. as Sarah M. Sanaghan, 29, was heading west on Burville Road, Illinois State Police said. 

Sanaghan was stopped at the intersection when she pulled out in front of a tanker trailer, police said. The truck hit the passenger side of Sanaghan's Chevrolet Cruze. 

The tanker trailer then crashed into a light pole, rolled on its side and came to a stop in a nearby ditch, police said. 

Sanaghan was pronounced dead at 6 a.m. at Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Dyer, according to the Lake County coroner's office. She died from blunt force head trauma. 

Police said she was the only person in the Chevrolet Cruze.

The driver of the tanker trailer, Kurt Tuzinkewich, of Sheboygan, Wis., was not injured, police said. There was no hazardous materials spilled from the tanker trailer during the crash. 

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