A 20-year-old rural Ashkum woman, Faith Billerbeck, was killed Tuesday afternoon at approximately 5 p.m. in a fatal accident at the intersection of County 000 road and route 116 west of Ashkum.
Ms. Billerbeck was driving a Jeep northbound on the county road 000 east and stopped at the intersection with 116, then turned left to head west on the highway and pulled out in front of an eastbound semi.
The two vehicles collided and the Jeep came to rest on its top in the roadway. The driver of the Jeep was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Illinois State Police and the Iroquois County Coroner investigated. Riverside Ambulance and Cullom Fire Dept. assisted.