Ava Taliperro, 17 months, dies in head-on crash on Lost Bridge Road in Decatur, Illinois
Police say the crash happened around 12:22 a.m. on Lost Bridge Road near Western Drive. Police said Ava was a passenger in a mid-sized sedan. They believe the sedan was traveling east on Lost Bridge Road when it crossed the center line and hit a westbound pickup truck head-on.
A Decatur man has been jailed on $300,000 bond after his arrest on preliminary charges related to a crash that left his 1-year-old daughter dead.