Fatal Crash on Route 125 Kills Driver

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CASS COUNTY – Illinois State Police say a 19-year-old female from Astoria, Illinois is dead after crashing into a ditch on Route 125 just west of Shiloh Road in Cass County.

Authorities say the crash happened at 5:38 AM on Sunday, July 5. The driver of the 1997 dark green Buick was traveling east bound on Route 125 approaching Shiloh Road when she left the roadway to the right. State Police are unsure of why she left the roadway. The vehicle went into the ditch and rolled multiple times before coming to a rest at a tree line.

While the driver was wearing her seatbelt, responding parties pronounced her dead at the scene.

Authorities have identified the driver as Kayla S. Boyd of Astoria, Illinois.

This crash is under investigation by the Illinois State Police of District 9.

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