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The Champaign County Coroner has identified the Monticello teenage girl killed in a Tuesday afternoon single-vehicle crash as Tori Lanter.
Lanter was pronounced dead at Carle Foundation Hospital at 5:55 pm from injuries sustained from the crash. 
Lanter was the driver of a Scion that had crashed into the guardrail in the eastbound lane on Insterstate 72 near Champaign and rolled across the median to the westbound lane and crashed into the guardrail, rolling several times.
A 20-year Allerton man was in the vehicle as well and was ejected from the car.
Both Lanter and the passenger were presumed not to be wearing their seatbelts. 
The Champaign County Coroner's Office and the Illinois State Police continue to investigate the accident. 
A Monticello teen has died in a single vehicle rollover accident near Champaign on Interstate 72 Tuesday afternoon.
Just before 4 pm Tuesday afternoon, a silver Scion dirven by an unidentified 17-year old Monticello woman, hit the eastbound guardrail and then crossed over the center median and crossed the westbound lanes, smashing into the westbound guardrail and rolled multiple times.
The driver of the vehicle was partially ejected and died after being transported to an area hospital. The passenger of the vehicle was last reported in critical condition.
Ejected from the vehicle was a passenger, identified as a 20-year old Allerton man.
The interstate was closed for nearly four hours as Illinois State Police conducted a crash scene reconstruction.
Both the driver and passenger were assumed to not be wearing their seatbelts. 
Traffic reopened on Interstate 72 just before 8 pm. 

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