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Sunday Afternoon Crash on I-64 in Wayne County Injures Missouri Woman

FAIRFIELD – A Missouri woman was hurt in a one-vehicle crash in Wayne County Sunday afternoon.

According to Illinois State Police, 21-year-old Rachel G. Paul of Richmond, MO was driving her SUV in the passing lane west on I-64 at milepost 108 when she went off the roadway and struck a guardrail. After striking the guardrail, her SUV traveled down an embankment before coming to final rest in the wooded area of the median.

Paul was able to get out of the vehicle before it caught on fire. She was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Paul was cited for improper lane usage.