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The Illinois State Police has released more details into the crash that occurred just north of the Grundy County line into Kendall County on Thursday afternoon.

The Illinois State Police said Annette Briars, 72, of Niles, Illinois was southbound on Route 47 just north of Sherill Road when she struck a vehicle head-on driven by Shannon Bertram, 44, of Girard.

Briars was pronounced deceased on the scene, and Bertram was airlifted from the scene with serious injuries. The investigation is on-going.