Union Co. – A Salem woman died in a one-vehicle accident in Union County Saturday night. According to Illinois State Police, 42-year-old Robert A. Schilb of Mt. Vernon was driving his car at a high rate of speed going south on US 51 at Balcom Road, between Anna and Dongola, when he left the roadway striking a culvert at about 7:20 p.m. Schilb was flown to an out of state hospital while his passenger, 58-year-old Rosemary C. Schultz, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Union County Coroner’s Office. Both were wearing seat belts. The crash remains under investigation.
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