Percy woman killed in crash last Wednesday

Lila L. Ashby

The Illinois State Police reported that a Percy woman was fatally injured and a Red Bud man injured in a two vehicle crash that took place on State Route 4 on Oct. 13

The report noted that around 11:25 a.m., Lila L. Ashby, 83, of Percy, was driving a 2009 Pontiac G6 southbound on State Route 4. Near the intersection with Roseborough Road (between Sparta and Steeleville), for unknown reasons, Ashby’s vehicle crossed into the northbound lane and struck head on a northbound 2013 Freightliner conventional 4×2 truck driven by Luke R. Sale, 26, of Red Bud

For more information on this accident, please see this week’s print edition.