Mother killed, daughter injured in Madison County accident - KMOV.com

Mother killed, daughter injured in Madison County accident

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. -- One person was killed and another seriously injured in an accident early Monday morning in Madison County.

Officials said a car swerved off Route 4 south of Highway 40 around 2:00 Monday morning and struck a tree.

Police said 44-year-old Diana Reginato, of Benton, Illinois, was killed and her daughter, 25-year-old Nichole Reginato, was flown to a hospital in critical condition.  Her injuries are likely not life threatening, police said.
 
The cause of the accident remains under investigation, but police said Nichole Reginato was driving and apparently fell asleep.  
 
Both her and her mother were wearing seat belts. 

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