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Driver killed in Clark County accident

We have new information about a fatal accident that shutdown a portion of Illinois Route 1 Saturday morning.

Posted: Feb 23, 2019 7:02 PM
Updated: Feb 25, 2019 10:00 AM

CLARK COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) - We have new information about a fatal accident that shutdown a portion of Illinois Route 1 Saturday morning.

The accident happened near Ernst Road in Clark County.

According to Illinois State Police a car ran into the back of a semi. This happened just before 8:30am.

The road was closed in the area for several hours but is now back open to traffic.

The driver of the car, Audria Truelove of Martinsville, Illinois was killed in the accident.

Truelove was a student at Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Illinois. She was also a member of the softball team.

The team posted a message on Facebook saying grief counselors will be available to students through Highland Church of Christ and First United Methodist Church. There will also be counselors at the college Monday.

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