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Woman dead after her car strikes tractor-trailer in Illinois wrong-way crash

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Dana McSparin, 56, of Marion, Ill. was killed when her car crashed into a tractor-trailer on westbound Interstate 64 east of Okawville. 

The accident happened just before 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. According to investigators, McSparin was driving eastbound when she crossed the median and struck a tractor-trailer traveling westbound. McSparin was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash, but authorities do not know what caused her to cross the center line. 

As a result of the accident, the highway was closed for approximately five hours while investigators remained on scene. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

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