Girl dies after car hits pole

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A Paris Illinois teen died in a weekend crash. The Illinois State Police say the girl was killed in the single car accident.

The car was getting off interstate 74 near Champaign and according to state police, the car was going pretty fast when the driver lost control on ice crashing into a utility pole along the highway.

The victim in the crash was 18 year old Mikela Washburn from Paris, Illinois. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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