Nell Johnston dies in Madison County crash

9:58 AM, Nov 16, 2012   |    comments
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Madison County, Ill (KSDK) -- A passenger in a car involved in a two vehicle crash died from her injuries.

Illinois State Police said Philip Cain, of Bethalto, rearended another car on Illinois Route 143, just west of Illinois Route 255 around 1:36 p.m. Thursday.  His passenger, Nell Johnston, 65, of Alton, died at the scene.

Both drivers were taken to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Police said Cain was cited for driving with a suspended license, operation of an uninsured motor vehicle, failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash and failure to wear a seat belt.



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