Driver charged w/DUI in fatal accident

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SHELBY COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A woman is dead after a crash between two pick-ups this weekend. It happened about 7:45 pm, Sunday, at Shelby County Road 800-East and 1000-North.

A 34-year old woman, from Edgewood, was killed the truck she was a passenger in, failed to yield and and was hit on the passenger side by the other pick-up.

The driver of the victim’s vehicle, 34-year old Mathew Logsdon, of Beecher City, was cited for DUI and failure to yield the right of way. Authorities say no one was wearing a seat belt in the crash.

The woman’s name will be released when her family has been notified. 

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