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One killed in crash in Cobden

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By Heartland News

COBDEN, IL (KFVS) - One person is dead after a crash just south of Skyline Drive in Cobden Friday morning.

It happened about 10:30 am with two passenger cars traveling in opposite directions on Old US 51 crashed.

A blue 1995 Buick Century, was traveling southbound when it crossed the centerline into the path of a northbound 1997 Ford Ranger, driven by 28-year-old Gregory C. Wasuleski of Dongola, according to Illinois State Police.

The driver of the Buick was taken by Air Evac to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri with critical injuries.  That person was later pronounced dead.

The name is being withheld upon notification of the next of kin.

Wasuleski was taken to Carbondale Memorial Hospital.

Old US 51 was closed for about one hour and 45 minutes.

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