Illinois: Tabitha Week’s wobble across center line leaves young father dead and his family injured; booze said to be a factor

As Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones explains, a “2011 Chevy Cruise, driven by Tabitha Weeks, was east bound, as I understand it, and crossed into the lane, the west bound lane, of the 2010 Dodge Caravan. It was occupied by 6 people.”


FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -A man from Bonnie has died after a wreck in Franklin County.
According to Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler, the crash happened just after 6:00 p.m. on Sunday on Rend Lake Dam Road.
Franklin County deputies told the coroner 31-year-old Tabitha Weeks of West Frankfort was driving east when her vehicle crossed the center line and hit a van driven by 41-year-old
Craig Payne head on. Payne’s wife, 38-year-old Marla, their 16-year-old son William, 12-year-old daughter Deloris, 10-year-old son Pierce, and 6-year-old daughter Jodi Anne were all in the van MORE