DeKalb woman killed in car accident on Malta Road

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MALTA, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 20-year-old DeKalb woman is dead after deputies say she lost control of her car in the snow and slammed into another vehicle Wednesday near Malta.

Millacent Kate Miller was driving east around 5:30 p.m. on Route 38 just west of Malta Road when her car crossed the center line. Her car then hit a vehicle going west on the highway. That vehicle’s driver, Sergio Vargas, 32, of Dixon, received only minor injuries.

Miller was taken to Kishwaukee Northwestern Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Investigators say she wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and the DeKalb County Coroner’s Office are investigating the crash.