Illinois State Police have released a statement to the public identifying the individual who was killed in a single-vehicle accident on January 13th, 2013. Police currently believe that Allyson Russell was killed when the vehicle she was operating suffered a sudden and catastrophic loss of control while executing a curvature in the road on Water Street in Johnston City, IL.
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Her vehicle left the roadway and plunged into a creekbed before becoming submerged in twelve feet of water. Russell was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency response personnel when they arrived. The investigation into the fatality accident remains ongoing at this point, and authorities will release more information to the public as it materializes in the investigation.