TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - One person has died after suffering serious injuries in a car and train collision, authorities said.
The collision happened in the area of West Calvert Drive and South Shumway Street, responders told WAND-TV. Crews were still at the scene after 10 p.m.
Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp confirmed the woman's condition at 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Responders transported that person to a hospital. He told WAND-TV on Friday morning, the female died as a result of the crash.
The sheriff's office said a 2019 Kia Sportage was traveling northbound on South Shumway Street. The driver, Pamela J. Mcpherson, 52 was transported from the scene and later pronounced dead at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
Autopsy results released Friday afternoon showed she died from blunt force injuries sustained in the crash. Toxicology tests are pending.
The Christian County Sheriff's Office is investigating Friday evening.