Update 7:00 p.m.

Illinois State Police Sgt. J.C. Clarke said both lanes on Illinois Route 104 are open. Normal traffic flow has also resumed.

Update 4:30 p.m.

SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The Sangamon County Coroner confirmed that a crash on Illinois Route 104 resulted in the death of one person Thursday afternoon.

Coroner Jim Allmon said the victim is a 42-year-old woman from Pawnee and that she was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Her identity is being withheld pending notification of her family.

Allmon and the Illinois State Police are investigating the crash and the death, with an autopsy scheduled for Friday.


Original article

SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Illinois Route 104 is currently shut down south of Springfield due to a crash.

The crash happened just east of Interstate 55 between the highway and Commanche Road. State troopers said both lanes of the highway are shut down by a multiple-vehicle crash and will remain closed for an unknown amount of time. Traffic is being diverted at this time.

The northbound and southbound ramps of I-55 are still open at the Route 104 exit.

This is a developing story.