Woman arrested after fatal crash - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Woman arrested after fatal crash

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DUQUOIN, Ill. -- Illinois State Police have arrested a woman involved fatal crash from earlier this year. Investigators say Caitlin R. Happach, 26, of Woodlawn hit a car on Interstate 64 near Nashville on January 5, 2018. 

That other car left the road and hit a tree. One of the passengers died as a result of that crash. Police say Happach left the scene.

On August 7 she was arrested and taken to the Jefferson County jail. Happach has been charged with two counts of failure to report an accident and one count of reckless homicide. 

The victim who died in that crash was identified as Ervin H. Goeden, 93, of Omaha, Nebraska. 

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