SMITHTON, Ill. (KMOX) –  A Waterloo woman is dead following a two-car crash Tuesday night.

Illinois State Police say 60-year-old Karen Mavers was driving south on Highway 150 near Nick Schaefer Road when her car was sideswiped by a northbound car driven by a 77-year-old woman from Belleville.

Mavers car went off the road, struck a ditch and overturned.

She was dead at the scene.

The other driver was cited for improper lane usage.

Police say it wasn’t clear why she crossed over the middle lane.



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