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Authorities ID woman stranded in field, investigation continues

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Aerial view shows a path through the cornfield where authorities found a driver stranded in an SUV. Aerial view shows a path through the cornfield where authorities found a driver stranded in an SUV.
SUV being towed Saturday in an Adams County cornfield. SUV being towed Saturday in an Adams County cornfield.
ADAMS COUNTY, Ill. (WGEM) -

The Adams County Sheriff's Office identified the driver found stranded in a cornfield Saturday morning.

Sheriff Brian VonderHaar said the driver was Ashley Schmidt, of Quincy. 

Authorities reported Schmidt was found in an SUV in Melrose Township, near Edwards and Albsmeyer roads, after searching for two hours.

No further details of the incident were available Monday. VonderHaar said the investigation would continue.

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