20-year-old woman killed in Saline County crash

SALINE COUNTY, IL – A 20-year-old woman was killed in Saline County when her car crossed into the path of a straight truck, according to Illinois State Police.

Troopers say 20-year-old Danielle Steiner of of Thompsonville, Illinois, was driving a 2004 Ford Taurus northbound on Illinois Route 34 just north of Webber Cemetery Road in Saline County when she crossed the center line, into the southbound lane. The Ford crossed into the path of a 1998 International straight truck, and troopers say the driver was unable to avoid hitting Steiner’s car. No charges are being filed in the crash.

The Taurus was hit on the driver’s side door.

Steiner was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by the Saline County Coroner’s Office. The driver of the truck was not injured in the crash, troopers say.

ISP District 19 says troopers were assisted at the scene by the Saline County Sheriff’s Department, Saline County Ambulance Service, the Saline County Coroner’s Office, the Galatia Police Department and Galatia Fire and Rescue.

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