Teen in accident dies from injuries

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) -- The name of a teen who died in a 2-car crash has been released.

Coroner Duane Northrup says 16-year old Madelynn Fessant, of Paris, died Sunday at the hospital from traumatic injuries she sustained during a crash.

Authorities say she failed to stop at a stop sign and was hit by an oncoming SUV. It happened about 6 pm, Thursday, on Route 133 at 1200 East, in Edgar County.

Clayton Johnson, 30, of Paris, was driving the SUV and also sustained serious injuries requiring him to be medevaced to the hospital. No word on his current condition.


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