A semi car accident north of Clinton Saturday evening claimed the lives of a Clinton couple.
At approximately 5:30 pm Saturday evening, a semi grain truck was turning from Autumn Road crossing 51 north headed southbound when a Chevy Cruz driven by 57-year old Karen Hable of Clinton colided in the northbound lane on US 51. Her husband, 57-year old Anthony Hable was also in the car at the time of the accident.
The couple was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:58 pm.
The driver of the grain truck, identified as Andrew Johnson of Decatur, was cited with failure to stop and not wearing a seatbelt.
The DeWitt County Sheriff's office, the DeWitt County Coroner, and Illinois State Police were on scene along with Clinton and Wapella fire departments.
Traffic was redirected throughout Saturday night and crews were on scene into Sunday morning.