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Benton Woman Injured in Sunday Afternoon Crash in Saline County

HARRISBURG – One person was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Saline County Sunday afternoon.

Illinois State Police say around 12:50, 67-year-old Larry G. Davis of Benton was driving his car south on Illinois 34 north of McFarland Road when he struck a tree, which due to the weather, had fallen across both lanes of traffic.

Davis was not hurt, but his passenger, 64-year-old Shelia F. Davis of Benton, was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The road was shut down for a couple of hours and reopened around 3:15 p.m.

No other details were released.