Southern Illinois Woman Gets Six Years in Prison for Deadly WreckBENTON, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to six years in prison after admitting her role in a deadly car wreck. WSIL-TV reports that 31-one-year-old Tabitha Weeks of rural Benton pleaded guilty Wednesday in Franklin County to a charge of aggravated driving under the influence. Franklin County authorities say Weeks' car crossed into the oncoming path of a family's minivan in June, killing that vehicle's 41-year-old driver, Craig Payne of Bonnie, and injuring several other family members. A judge also ordered Weeks to spend two years on post-prison supervised release.
See other LocalNews news:Bill to Ease Certification For High School Vocational Teachers On Governor's Desk
Centralia High School Board Gets Construction Update
Centralia High School Could Do Registration On Line This Summer
Centralia Plans Full Day of Memorial Weekend Activities on Saturday
Neighborhood Watches Topic of Second Centralia Drug and Violence Symposium