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Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in a traffic accident that claimed the life of a Taylorville woman.  According to the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred about a half mile outside of Kincaid Saturday night around 9:45. 

 

Police says the driver of a Chevy S-10 crossed the center line for unknown reasons, striking head on a vehicle driven by 33 year old Christopher Norris of Taylorville.  He and a passenger, 46 year old Don Humphrey of Morrisonville were both sent to the hospital with what were described as non-life threatening injuries.  The driver of the other vehicle, a 49 year old woman whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

 

The crash is still under investigation.  According to police reports, all of the occupants were wearing seatbelts.

 
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