MARSHALL COUNTY - An Illinois woman was killed this afternoon in a single vehicle collision that occurred shortly before 1 p.m. on US Highway 68 East.
According to police reports, Debra Theis,, 59, of Ullin, Illinois was traveling eastbound on US Highway 68, when her 2002 Red Chevy Trailblazer veered off the roadway and struck a tree.
Theis was pronounced dead at the scene by the Marshall County Coroner's Office.
Alcohol is not considered to be a contributing factor at this time. The investigation is ongoing by the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the Kentucky State Police, Fairdealing-Olive Volunteer Fire Department, Marshall County EMS, and the Marshall County Coroner's Office.