Crane woman dies in crash near Marionville

Earnestine Smith, 77, of Crane was killed Tuesday, May 10, while driving her 2003 Ford Focus southbound on Route T, three miles north of Marionville. Smith ran off the roadway after striking a stopped vehicle driven by Tyler Wise, 25, of Marionville. Smith then struck a utility pole and overturned her car. They were both wearing their seatbelts. Smith’s car was totaled. Wise had minor damage done to his vehicle and had no injuries. This is troop D’s 36th fatality for 2022.


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