One person was killed in a two vehicle accident that occurred in Lawrenceville on Thursday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on US Route 50, approximately one mile east of IL Hwy 1, at 4:45am on Thursday. The report states that a vehicle driven by 22 year old, Alicia D Stephens, of Bridgeport was traveling west on US 50. At the same time, a vehicle driven by 38 year old, Rodney S Stephens, of West York was traveling east on US 50 in the same location. The Alicia Stephens vehicle then crossed the center line and struck the Rodney Stephens vehicle head-on. Rodney Stephens was taken to Lawrence County Hospital, where he was later flown to St Vincent in Evansville, Indiana where he succumbed to his injuries.
Alicia Stephens was cited for improper lane usage, driving while under the influence of drugs, drug paraphernalia, and no insurance.