FATAL ACCIDENT NEAR STATE STREET IN POCAHONTAS
More details have been released by the Illinois State Police concerning the tragic fatal two vehicle accident in Pocahontas Monday night, that claimed the life of 25 year old Jennifer Nance of Greenville. According to the Illinois State Police, Nance was traveling westbound on US Route 40, made a left turn, and was struck by a tow truck that was traveling eastbound on Route 40, driven by Ronald Neer, age 32 of Greenville. The accident happened in the eastbound lane near State Street in Pocahontas just before 7PM.
Neer was transported to Greenville Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Funeral arrangements for 25 year old Jennifer Nance are incomplete at the Young Funeral Home in Greenville.
The accident also caused a wide spread power outage by damaging a power pole. The outage affected parts of Pocahontas, Greenville, Pierron, Highland, Mulberry Grove, Jamestown and Old Ripley, and Millersburg. No tickets or charges are expected from the accident according to the Illinois State Police.
PSYCHIATRIST JOINS GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL STAFF
Dr. Jeanie Thompson, M.D., a psychiatrist, joins Licensed Clinical Social Worker Greg Pennington in outpatient practice at the Greenville Family Wellness Center. Greenville Regional Hospital CEO Bill Bruce said, “Dr. Thompson’s education, training, and professional experience have involved psychiatry and psychoanalysis of both children and adults. We are thrilled to have her as part of our medical team.” Dr. Thompson will provide services to children, adolescents, and adults at the Family Wellness Center. For additional information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Jeanie Thompson, call 664-2922.