A Springfield woman and local teacher is dead following a crash in Mattoon Saturday night.
The Campaign County Corner confirms that the deceased passenger is 40-year-old Amy Thomas from Springfield.
The Journal Gazette and Times-Courier of Mattoon reports that the accident occurred Saturday night involved four vehicles with the striking vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed.
Thomas was still alive when she was transferred from Coles County to Champaign County where she died Sunday afternoon from traumatic head injuries, according to Champaign Coroner Duane Northrup.
No further details about the accident were immediately available.