Stonefort Woman Killed in One-vehicle Crash in Saline County

WASSON – A Stonefort woman died in a one-vehicle crash in Saline County around 8:30 Thursday night.

According to Illinois State Police, 46-year-old Brandi K. Bennet was driving her pickup truck south on Ernest Reed Road, just north of Thomas Road, when for unknown reasons she left the east side of the roadway, struck a ditch and rolled over. The truck came to rest on its roof.

The Saline County Coroner’s Office pronounced Bennet dead at the scene. A passenger, 38-year-old Travis E. Conley, of New Burnside, refused medical treatment at the scene.

ISP says the cause of the crash was improper lane usage.