A woman from Kewanee, Illinois died after the car she was driving collided with two other vehicles near the Henry-Stark county line.
The wreck was reported at about noon Thursday, December 5, 2013.
Police said 79-year-old Sally Harper was driving a 2008 Honda Accord northbound on Route 78 when her car crossed the center line and sideswiped an oncoming Ford Explorer. Harper’s car then collided head-on with a southbound Chevy Tahoe.
Harper and her passenger, Wayne Harper, were taken to an area hospital and later airlifted to a hospital in Peoria. Sally Harper later died.
The driver of the Explorer, a 75-year-old man from Kewanee, was hospitalized in Kewanee. Police did not indicate whether the driver of the Tahoe suffered any injuries.