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.
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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