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Coroner releases name of 23-year-old killed in crash

The woman was killed when she lost control of her car and went off the roadway, state police said.
The woman was killed when she lost control of her car and went off the roadway, state police said.

The Madison County coroner identified Maurkeysha Belk of Belleville as the 23-year-old woman who died in a single-car crash early Saturday morning.

GUEST BOOK: Maurkeysha Belk

Belk was driving a Chevrolet Silverado near mile-marker 30 on Interstate 255 near Pontoon Beach when she lost control of her vehicle and slid into a ditch, according to Illinois State Police Trooper Calvin Dye Jr. The vehicle overturned and landed upside-down. Belk was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:11 a.m.

Serenity Memorial Chapel in Belleville is handing arrangements, which were not yet finalized as of Monday morning, according to the funeral home.

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