Crash Kills One, Injures Three Others

Crash Kills One, Injures Three Others


DECATUR- A 20 year old woman from Decatur is dead after a single car crash. Three others were also injured.

It happened in the 1900 block of East Wood St. just before 8:00 PM on Saturday. Decatur Police say the car drove off the road near 19th St., hit a tree, then landed in a neighboring driveway. Sarah Barnett and another passenger were ejected from the vehicle.

According to the Macon County Coroner, Barnett was pronounced dead at St. Mary's Hospital a short time later. The other ejected passenger and the driver were transported to Carle Hospital in Urbana with critical injuries. A fourth individual was treated for minor injuries.

The fatal accident team with the Decatur Police Department is investigating whether speed or alcohol could have caused the crash.

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