Misty Lynn Vandenburgh, 29, killed, and three people injured in single-car crash on I-57 in Champaign County, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:46pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, August 28, 2015

One Dead, Three Condition Unknown in I-57 Crash

€“ Illinois State Police report an Indiana woman is dead, and three other passengers were transported to Carle Hospital after a single vehicle fatal crash on northbound I-57 on August 28. The three other occupants of the vehicle were transported to Carle Hospital. Authorities say their preliminary investigation reveals a silver 2002 Mercury Mountaineer was traveling on I-57 North near mile post 249, at around 12:15 PM, when it left the roadway for unknown reasons. The 29-year-old was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead on the scene. Four occupants were inside the vehicle: a 30-year-old male, a 31-year-old male, a 33-year-old female and a 29-year-old female.
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Misty Lynn Vandenburgh
Scott Fishel


Hey Mom,

It's me... Your Daughter, Hannah. Also, your daughter Autumn... We both want to say a few things...

We miss you so much! It has been 5 years (2020) since this accident has happened and I just wanna say, we love you... We both miss your hugs, warm smile, and even the smell of your gorgeous ways.. we hope you are happy where you are, and never, ever forget us!... Because we will never forget you...


All i can say is how very sorry i am that this unfortunate accident occurred an how deeply sorry i am that your motger was taken from tou both, i am extremely upset that the events of thst day unfolded the way thst they did an that i will always feel guilty for being behind the wheel that day... The events of this day will haunt me the rest if my life an again i am deeply sorry for tour lose

Hey, I get it... Things happen. But I can't forgive you for being the one who crashed it. She will forever be missed by all me and Autumn. I'm 14 now. I have a hell of a good life to live. But her not being here with me to go through it is heartbreaking. But thank you Scott. 

My heart. God Bless you both, and Autumn too.

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