Update: On Monday, July 31st Illinois State Police identified the second driver in Saturday’s fatal Crash near Villa Grove, Johnny, R. Redmiles, 29, of Tuscola, IL. Redmiles was okay after the crash, but after further investigation was issued a citation for Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle.
On Saturday, July 29th:
A Charleston woman was killed in a head-on collision near Villa Grove Saturday night. According to the Illinois State Police, 56-year-old Pamela Warpenburg drifted into the southbound lane of Route 130. A Tuscola man who was driving south moved to the shoulder but because of a guardrail, could not get over far enough to avoid the collision. Warpenburg died at the scene. The other driver was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The investigation continues.