Charges Pending in Fatal Crash

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Charges are pending in a fatal crash that happened in Edgar County, Illinois on Sunday afternoon.

The crash occurred on US Route 150 near Edgar County Road 2100 East.

Police say Carrie Lee Collier, 39, of Paris, crossed the center line for an unknown reason and hit another vehicle head-on.

Collier was transported by helicopter to an area hospital.

The driver of the other vehicle, Beverly Whitkanack, 78, of Paris, died at the scene.

Her two juvenile passengers were transported to the hospital.

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