MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident which occurred shortly before noon Saturday.
At approximately 11:45 a.m., Marie Zweering, 70, Mount Vernon, pulled from the stop sign on Woodlake Trail at Yauger Road, into the path of an eastbound vehicle driven by Jessie Barger, Mount Vernon.
Zweering was transported to Knox Community Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The Knox County Coroner was contacted and an autopsy is pending.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.