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Deadly motorcycle wreck in Williamson Co.

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A motorcycle collided with a car at an intersection in Carterville, killing one person.

Eric Wood, 19, of DeSoto was pronounced dead at 7:04 p.m. at the Heartland Regional Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash, according to the Williamson County Sheriff's Dept.

The crash was reported at approximately 6:17 p.m. on Route 13 at Samuel Road in Carterville. Wood was traveling eastbound on Rt. 13 when a car traveling northbound on Samuel Road attempted to cross the intersection and Wood's motorcycle struck the vehicle.

The accident is under investigation by Williamson County Coroner and the Williamson County Sheriff's Department.

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