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Fatal Crash Claims Springfield Woman's Life

A 21-year-old Springfield woman passed away following a motor vehicle incident on Thursday.


According to Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon, the 21-year-old was transported by EMS from the scene of the incident, near the intersection of Chatham Road and West Monroe Street in Springfield, to the emergency room at Springfield Memorial Hospital.


Coroner Allmon reports the woman was pronounced deceased at 3:59 pm by hospital staff shortly after her arrival.


UPDATE:


Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon, has identified the 21 year old female that died at Springfield Memorial Hospital on 11/23/2023 after being transported by EMS from the scene of a motor vehicle incident at Chatham Road and West Monroe on Thursday. Jessica Walker of Springfield was pronounced deceased shortly after her arrival to the emergency department. An autopsy was done yesterday and preliminary findings suggest Ms. Walker died from multiple blunt force injuries sustained in the incident. The death remains under investigation by the Sangamon County Coroner.

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