Fairfield teen dies in crash Friday afternoon

Fairfield teen dies in crash Friday afternoon

CLAY CITY, IL — A two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Clay City resulted in the death of a Fairfield teenager. According to the Illinois State Police, 18-year-old Alexis Sargent was northbound on South Main Street at U.S. 50 in Clay City when she failed to stop at the stop sign and was struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by 53-year-old William Goluba, of Olney.

Sargent was taken to an area hospital where she succumbed from her injuries sustained in the crash. Goluba and a passenger in Sargent’s car, a 14-year-old male from Fairfield, were taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash occurred at 4:14 Friday afternoon.