ISP: Woman killed after semi vs. car crash in Massac County

Published: Dec. 6, 2014 at 3:31 PM CST
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MASSAC COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - State Police say a woman has died after her car collided with a tractor trailer in Massac County, Illinois.

According to ISP preliminary investigative details, a 2014 White Freightliner driven was traveling North on U.S. 45 on Friday around 5:15.

The semi started to turn left onto Interstate 24 eastbound at exit 37.

The freightliner turned into the path of a Ford Mustang driven by Krysten Walquist.

The Mustang collided with the truck tractor trailer.

Walquist, 22, of Paducah, Kentucky, was pronounced dead at the scene.

State Police say Walquist was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the 45-year-old driver of the semi from California was charged with failure to yield when turning left.

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