Anna Woman Dead After Wreck in Union County

Illinois State Police are investigating a wreck that left one dead in Union County. According to State Police Accident Reports, the accident happened yesterday afternoon on US 51 at Bell Hill Road when a vehicle entering 51 failed to yield right of way to another vehicle, causing a collision. The collision caused the vehicle being driven by Lauren Holhouser of Anna to flip, partially throwing her from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, Kevin Purcell of Cobden was ticketed with failure to yield.