SAVANNA, Ill. — An accident that happened Friday near Savanna has left one Savanna woman dead.

At 10:34 p.m. the Savanna 911 Center received a call reporting a one-vehicle accident near 11508 Wacker Road. Savanna Fire and Ambulance responded along with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department.

According to a Carroll County Sheriff’s Department press release, it appears the westbound vehicle, driven by Marcella M. Humphrey, 51, lost control while negotiating a corner. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Humphrey was pronounced dead at the scene by a member of the Carroll County Coroner’s Office.

Assisting at the scene were the Savanna Police Department and the Illinois State Police. The accident remains under investigation by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department.

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