Woman dies in one-car crash on rural road

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) - A 25-year-old Cahokia woman was killed Saturday night in a single-car crash on a rural road.

The woman has been identified as Brittany Allred. Police say she was driving her 2003 Ford Explorer northbound on Liberty Road when -- for reasons unclear to investigators -- she veered off the road and hit the embankment, causing the car to roll over several times.

Allred was not wearing a seatbelt, according to a news release, and was ejected from the vehicle. Police haven't found anyone who witnsessed the crash.

The incident was reported to authorities just after 4 p.m. by a passerby. Allred was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

No funeral arrangements have been announced.

The incident remains under investigation.


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