Crash kills woman

By Gary Brode |

Published 02/02 2014 08:29PM

Updated 02/03 2014 11:04AM

CHAMPAIGN -- A Paris woman died early Sunday morning after a car accident. 18-year old Mikela Washburn was a passenger in a car which crashed on the I-57 ramp about noon Saturday.

Authorities say the driver, Alexander Morton, was going fast onto the ramp. The car traveled over ice and spun out of control, hitting a utility pole.
Washburn died at the hospital about 1 am Sunday. Morton is charged with driving too fast for conditions.

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