Grafton woman killed in single-vehicle crash - KMOV.com

Grafton woman killed in single-vehicle crash

Jersey County, Illinois (KMOV.com) – One woman is dead following a single vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Jersey County, Illinois.

The victim was identified as Elizabeth Hunter, 66.

According to Illinois State Police, Hunter was driving on McClusky Road about one mile west of Hagen Road around 9:30 a.m. when she apparently drove off the road and onto the shoulder.\

Police estimate Hunter was off the road for more than 140 feet before hitting a driveway culvert, causing the car to go airborne and flip.

Hunter was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no passengers in the car at the time and there were no other injuries.

No word on why Hunter drove off the road.

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