A Shobonier woman was killed in an accident that occurred north of Shobonier, Thursday afternoon.
62 year old, Diana Helton, of Shobonier was traveling northbound on US. 52, just north of Fayette County RD 1000N, when she crossed the southbound lane and exited the roadway. Helton struck a fence and a tree, then struck the embankment of a small creek. Helton’s vehicle became engulfed in flames, resulting in her death.
The Fayette County Coroner is assisting the Illinois State Police in an investigation of the accident.