Woman killed, 2 others injured in crash near Troy, Illinois

Woman killed, 2 others injured in crash near Troy, Illinois

Woman killed, 2 others injured in crash near Troy, Illinois

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on October 20, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Updated Saturday, Oct 20 at 6:29 PM

TROY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- A woman was killed, and two people were injured in an early morning accident near Troy, Illinois on Saturday.

Police say a car driven by Travis King, 24, rear-ended a truck driven by Vera Davis, 27, on eastbound Interstate 270 just west of Interstate 55 around 8:10 a.m.

The collision flipped the truck, and sent King's car down an embankment.

Davis was ejected from her vehicle, and suffered moderate injuries. She was transported by ARCH helicopter to a hospital in St. Louis, where she was treated and later released. King suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Davis' mother, 62-year-old Geraldine Davis, was a passenger in the truck. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

King was cited for improper lane usage, according to police.

The accident remains under investigation.

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