U of I student killed in car crash in Champaign County

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BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. -- A college student from Buffalo Grove died in a car crash downstate.

Brett Lerner was a broadcast journalism major at the University of Illinois.

He was on his way to cover a high school football game for a Champaign TV station when he crossed the dividing line and collided with another car.

Lerner graduated from Stevenson High School two years ago.

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