Springfield Woman Killed in Crash

The Sangamon County Coroner says a woman is dead after she was involved in a pedestrian and vehicle crash Friday night.

Coroner Cinda Edwards released a statement early Saturday morning saying 93-year-old Alta Durning, of Springfield, was pronounced dead at 6:44 PM on October 7 at St. John’s Hospital. Edwards explains Durning was a pedestrian involved in a crash with a vehicle on Sangamon Avenue near 19th Street. She does not elaborate on the details of the crash.

This incident is currently under investigation by the Springfield Police Department.

An autopsy for Durning is scheduled for October 8.

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