One person killed in crash near Galatia - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

One person killed in crash near Galatia

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UPDATED: 8:30 p.m. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2016

GALATIA -- Illinois State Police have identified the woman killed in Thursday's crash near Galatia as Kathy D. Lance, 61, of West Frankfort.

UPDATED: 5:41 a.m. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2016

GALATIA -- A 61-year-old woman from West Frankfort died in a crash in Saline County Thursday night.

Illinois State Police say the crash happened on IL 34 just after 6 p.m.

The unidentified woman ran off the side of the roadway, traveled through a ditch and hit an embankment before flipping over.

Police say she wasn't wearing a seat belt and she died because of injuries sustained in the crash.


SALINE CO. -- One person was killed in a one-vehicle crash near Galatia.

Illinois State Police confirm it happened at the intersection of IL 34 and Harco Road just west of Galatia.

IL 34 was down to one lane while crews cleared the scene.

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