Benton, Illinois woman killed in two car crash

BENTON, IL (KFVS) - A Benton woman was killed in a two car crash Saturday in Franklin County, Illinois.

It happened shortly before 3 p.m. at the intersection of Akin Blacktop and North Thompsonville Road just east of Benton.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Joanne S. Jessie, 53, of Benton was taken by EMS to a Franklin Hospital where she later died.

Justin L. Walker, 26, of Herrin refused treatment at the scene.

According to the sheriff's office, citations are pending until the investigation of the crash is complete.

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