ST. CLAIR COUNTY - Illinois State Police reported Tuesday morning that a single-vehicle fatal traffic crash occurred in St. Clair County at 4:27 p.m. on July 26, 2021, at Interstate 64 westbound at milepost 3.2.

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The crash victim was Edith T. Holmes, 51, of Swansea. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Following Preliminary Information is being released by Illinois State Police District 11:

What: Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash

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When: July 26, 2021, at approximately 4:27 p.m.

Where: Interstate 64 westbound at milepost 3.2, St. Clair County

Vehicle: Unit 1- 2019 Gary Ford Flex

Driver: Unit 1- Edith T. Holmes, 51-year-old female from Swansea, IL – Deceased

Prelimenary: Preliminary investigative details indicate the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling westbound on Interstate 64 near milepost 3.2. For unknown reasons Unit 1 went off the roadway to the right and struck the concrete pole over the interstate sign of exit 3A. The driver and sole occupant of Unit 1 was pronounced deceased on scene by the St. Clair County Coroner. The crash remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time.

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