A young Lockport woman is dead following a single vehicle crash in the Fairmont area. It happened on Thursday morning at 4:13 am when 20-year old Miranda Rivera of Lockport was traveling westbound on Bruce Road approaching IL-171. The driver failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection and continued traveling west across all lanes of IL-171. She entered the embankment to the west of the roadway, struck several trees and a pole and became fully engulfed.
Rivera was transported to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries and later succumbed to her injuries. All lanes of IL-171 at Bruce Road were shut down for the crash investigation and reopened at approximately 6:15 a.m.
Below is where the vehicle came to a final stop.