One dead after Saturday morning crash


Champaign -  An 18-year-old from Paris, died in a car crash Saturday morning.


Mikela Washburn, 18, died as a result of a car crash, he died at Carle Foundation Hospital. The Illinois State Police say, Washburn was a passenger in a car heading West on I-74. The driver lost control of the vehicle on a patch of ice, the car then slid into a utility pole.


The driver, Alexander Morton, 20, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was ticketed for driving to fast for conditions.

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