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Illinois State Police: One dead, one injured after accident

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CARMI, IL (WFIE) -

A young girl is dead after police say she lost control of her vehicle.

Illinois State Police say on Saturday, 19-year-old Jody Lynn Wooldridge of Murphysboro, Illinois was traveling west on Union Grove Road when she lost control of her vehicle in some gravel, and her car left the roadway.

Police say the car flipped, and landed in a creek.

Police say Wooldridge and her passenger, 20-year-old Jessica Leigh Vailes, were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected from the vehicle.

Wooldridge was pronounced deceased at the crash scene.

Vailes was transported to the Harrisburg Medical Center, where she was then flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

The accident remains under investigation.

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