phi air medicalUPDATE: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/6/18) — An Illinois woman succumbed to injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash over the weekend that happened off Island Ford Road in Madisonville.

Madisonville Police Department reported this morning it is unclear what caused Dorothy Portwood, 83, to leave the road and strike a tree Saturday morning.

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/5/18) — An 83-year-old Illinois woman was flown from the scene of a crash to be treated for injuries after a vehicle she was driving struck a tree.

Madisonville Police Department reported officers responded to Island Ford Road near Ridgewood Island Court and Huntington Ridge at 10 a.m. Saturday to the single-vehicle incident.

According to the report, Dorothy C. Portwood of Carrollton, Illinois was driving north on Island Ford, when her 2011 Ford Escape left the road and struck a tree. She was flown to a medical facility outside of the region.

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