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Grundy County Coroner Investigating Traffic Death

The crash, which occurred at 11 p.m., Friday, claimed the life of a 16-year-old Coal City resident.

Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan and Grundy County Sheriff’s Department announced they are investigating a traffic crash that claimed life of a 16-year-old Coal City woman.

The crash occurred around just after 11 p.m., Friday. The vehicle the girl was riding in left the roadway, struck a culvert and then rolled into a tree. The accident took place on Whittie, one quarter mile west of Broadway Street in Felix Township. Callahan pronounced the passenger dead at the scene.  Callahan released the identity of the deceased, Alyssa Nicole Swyndro of Coal City. 

Callahan states the weather condition at the time was snow-packed roads. Swyndro was wearing her seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation by Callahan’s Office, Grundy County Sheriff’s Department.

Editor's Note: Information in this post was provided in a written release from the Grundy County Coroner.

Nanette Scott February 02, 2013 at 02:48 PM
Prayers for all the families involved.
Sarah Talarico February 02, 2013 at 04:25 PM
Prayers go out to all, May God bless you & bring you peace!
Sherry Voight February 02, 2013 at 08:27 PM
Prayers for these families of this sweet girl, Alyssa! She'll always be loved & remembered!
Emma Wilson February 02, 2013 at 10:02 PM
One of my close friends... RIP Alyssa I will miss you<3
Joe Geraci February 03, 2013 at 12:23 AM
One of those great people I will always remember, she helped me through a horrendous battle while we were in the hospital, all by just giving a great smile and being there to listen. We love you, Ayssa.

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