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Sherman Woman Killed in Traffic Accident
A Sherman woman has died following an accident involving a semi-truck this morning. Authorities said Norma Thompson, 74, was stopped on Williamsville Road and Illinois Route 54 when she failed to yield. A semi was heading east on 54 and slammed into the side of Thompson's car. She was taken to St. John's Hospital with life-threatening injuries. She later died.
The truck driver was not injured.
Illinois State Police are investigating.