St. Clair County Coroner releases name of person who died in Swansea crash

A 27-year-old woman from Smithton died in a three-vehicle crash Thursday in Swansea, the St. Clair County coroner said Friday.

Karlie Langley, of East Street in Smithton, was pronounced deceased on the scene in the 2400 block of North Illinois Street, which is also known as Illinois 159, Coroner Calvin Dye Sr. said.

Swansea police were dispatched to the scene at 4:39 p.m. Thursday after receiving a call reporting a three-vehicle crash with entrapment, the department said in a news release Friday.

Three others were injured in the crash, including a man who was airlifted to St. Louis University Hospital.

The other two victims were taken to local hospitals by private vehicle.

The names and conditions of these three victims were not released.

A crash reconstruction team from Illinois State Police was called to investigate the crash and no other details about the crash have been released.

A GoFundMe account has been established on behalf of Langley’s family.