BUNKER HILL - A Bunker Hill woman died in a fatal crash on Sunday on Illinois Route 159, 893 feet south of Rust Road, south of Bunker Hill.

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The woman who died from injuries suffered in the accident was Teresa Mullink, 57. The driver of a Mercury Grand Marquis, Mullink had to be extricated from the vehicle. Mullink was transported from the scene by ambulance to a local hospital where she died.

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Dale R. Mansholt, 37, of Dorsey, was the driver of Unit 2, a Dodge Diplomat, pulling a flatbed trailer with a 1984 John Deere skid steer on the trailer.


Illinois State Police (ISP) District 18 Troopers responded to investigate a vehicle crash in Macoupin County. At approximately 6:18 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2020, a 1985 Dodge Diplomat was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 159, just south of Rust Road. The Dodge Diplomat was pulling a flatbed trailer with a 1984 John Deere skid steer on the trailer. The skid steer fell off the trailer and came to rest in the northbound lane of Illinois Route 159. A 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 159 and struck the skid steer head-on.

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