Fatal Crash On U.S. Route 50 In Lawrence County

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One person is dead and another in the hospital after a crash in Lawrence County Thursday morning.

The crash occurred at 4:45 A.M. Thursday morning on US Route 50, that’s one mile east of IL Hwy 1 in Lawrenceville.

Officials say that Alicia D. Stephens, 22, of Bridgeport, IL was traveling west in a Green 1998 Jeep Wrangler on US 50. She then crossed the center line and struck another vehicle, a Bronze 1999 Chevrolet Pickup, head on which was traveling east on US 50 at the same location.

The driver of the Bronze 1999 Chevrolet Pickup was identified as Rodney S. Stephens, 38, of West York, IL. Rodney Stephens was killed in the crash.

Alicia Stephens was transported to Lawrence County Hospital and then flown to St. Vincent in Evansville, IN.

Alicia Stephens was charged with improper lane usage, DUI drugs and drug paraphernalia, and driving without insurance.

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