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Woman Killed, Toddler Injured in Weekend Crash in Williamson County

MARION – The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office along with the Williamson County Coroner’s Office continues to investigate a traffic crash that happened just before noon Saturday on Paulton Road just west of Toledo Road in rural Williamson County.

According to the sheriff’s office, a grey 2005 Cadillac sedan left the roadway and struck a tree. A 2-year-old girl was ejected from the vehicle in a car seat and taken to the hospital for minor injuries. The driver, a 43-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. No names were released.

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office along with Illinois State Police, Pittsburg Police, Williamson County Ambulance and the Williamson County Fire Protection District responded to the traffic crash.