JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - One person was killed in a two vehicle crash on US Highway 51 in Jackson County, Illinois.
According to sheriff’s office officials, on Monday, Jan. 21 around 9:46 a.m. the office received reports of a crash south of Truax Traer Rd. in rural Elkville.
Deputies and other emergency personnel were called to the scene.
Officials said an investigation revealed a maroon Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Joseph Hill was headed southbound on the roadway when it crossed the center line and hit a northbound vehicle head-on.
The vehicle was a black Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Christopher Miller. Miller was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Hill was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash is being investigated.