Teen Dies in Crawford County Accident

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A teenager has died after an accident in Crawford County, Illinois.

It happened Wednesday at around 5:15 P.M. on Crawford County Road 900 North, five miles east of County Road 725 East.

Police say a 16-year-old girl from Robinson was driving a 2003 Honda Accord at an excessive speed.

The vehicle struck gravel, causing the driver to lose control and strike a tree.

The 16-year-old driver died from her injuries.

There were five teenage passengers in the car. All of them were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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