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Morris woman killed in Route 47 accident

MORRIS- Around 9 a.m. Thursday a Morris woman was killed in an accident involving a semi-trailer on Route 47 in front of 9450 IL 47 in Dwight.

Grundy County Coroner John Callahan’s office along with Grundy Sheriff’s Dept. is investigating the crash.

Coroner Callahan states preliminary finding indicate a semi-tractor trailer traveling northbound on Rt. 47 when a vehicle exited a driveway. The semi was unable to stop, striking the vehicle in the driver’s side.

The woman was traveling alone in the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene. The two individuals traveling in the semi-trailer never went to the hospital and sustained only minor injuries, according to police.

The name of the deceased individual is not being released until next of kin has been notified.

Dwight Fire/EMS assisted at the scene. Investigation continues with an examination scheduled for Friday.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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