Fatal Crash in Jackson County

Apr 20, 2018

One person was killed in a single vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in Jackson County.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash on Highway 51 near Traux Traer Road in Elkville.

A car, driven by Ambyr Wallace, was going northbound on Highway 51, when she lost control behind the wheel, left the roadway to the left and overturned.

Wallace was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle when it overturned and pronounced dead at the scene.

Wallace's brother, 26-year-old Aramis Wallace of DuQuoin, was a passenger. He was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.