Illinois Car Accident – 15 Year Old Crashes Vehicle Into House, Later Cleared of Wrongful Death

In Downstate Illinois, a 15 year old girl crashed a car into a house in the town of Shiloh on Saturday night, according to the Belleville News Democrat. After the auto accident police discovered a woman dead in the house. Sheriff investigators believed that the woman was struck and killed in the car crash. The girl, who had another teenage passenger with her, was taken to the sheriff’s department to be interviewed.

The girl was soon released to her parents when the Sheriff’s Department determined that the woman was already dead at the time of the car crash. They are not exactly sure when she died, but at least several hours before the crash.

The woman was in her 50s and lived with her boyfriend who was at work at the time of the crash. The investigation is ongoing but no foul play is suspected.

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