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Bunker Hill Fatal

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:41:44 CST
A Bunker Hill woman died in a single vehicle accident Monday morning west of Bunker Hill.

According to Macoupin County Coroner Brad Targhetta, 32 year old Heather Frith was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 7:50am. The cause of death was attributed to blunt force trauma. No autopsy has been scheduled.

According to the Macoupin County Sheriff's Office, the accident occured around 5:49am on the Brighton-Bunker Hill Road near Elliot Road. Frith was driving westbound when the vehicle she was driving left the roadway, rolled over into a deep ravine and caught fire. The Bunker Hill and Shipman Fire Departments were called to the scene and the fire was extinguished. Frith was then extricated from the vehicle and later pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation. Ice is suspected as a possible cause of the accident.


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