Deadly crash claims one life


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. - A southern Illinois woman died Monday in a two-car crash.

The county coroner says 45-year-old Pamela Martin died after a crash at the intersection of Route 148 and Grand Avenue in Energy.  That's in Williamson County.

The coroner says Martin was traveling south on Route 148 when she was hit by the driver of a pickup truck traveling north on 148, trying to turn onto Grand Avenue.

The driver of the pick-up was taken to Herrin Hospital and later released.

The crash remains under investigation.