One woman is dead of injuries sustained in a single-car crash on the far west side of Springfield early Sunday.
Three others in the vehicle sustained serious injuries in the crash, which police suspect is alcohol-related.
23-year-old Amanda Smith was killed in the crash.
Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson says she was a passenger in the car, which was traveling at a high rate of speed in the 5200 block of West Washington.
The driver of the car was hospitalized with what Williamson calls "very serious" injuries.
Two other passengers were also hurt, one with what Williamson described as a "life-threatening" spinal injury. Williamson says citations and possible charges are pending.