A 26-year-old Collinsville woman died in a head-on crash Saturday on Illinois 267 in Jersey County.
Mallory Barrs was driving north on Illinois 267 in a 2006 Dodge passenger car approaching Albrite Acres at 1:10 p.m. when she crossed the center line to pass several vehicles and struck a southbound 2007 Pontiac passenger car head-on, according to an Illinois State Police press release. The driver of the Pontiac, Terry Burch, 59, of Medora, was transported to Saint Louis University Hospital by ARCH Air Medical Service. Barrs was pronounced dead at the scene by a Jersey County Coroner's Office representative.
The highway was shut down for approximately four hours and Illinois Department of Transportation personnel assisted with traffic control.
The crash is still under investigation.