Paulette Hershey Killed in Single Vehicle Car Crash on I-39 Near Oglesby

Paulette Hershey Killed in Single Vehicle Car Crash on I-39 Near Oglesby

SHARE is reporting that Paulette Hershey was killed and three others injured when a car crashed on I-39 south of Oglesby on Saturday afternoon.

The Illinois State Police say first reports were that a blown out tire may have prompted the crash, in which the vehicle rolled over several times. But the accident investigation continues.

Dead was Paulette Hershey. Injured was the driver of the vehicle, 27 year old Brent Gross of Rutland, along with two unidentified minors. Gross has been charged with improper lane usage.

All of us at Illinois Accident Report are deeply saddened by this loss of life. Nothing can console the friends and families affected by such a terrible tragedy. We send condolences to all those involved.

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We will have more on this accident as it becomes available.