Motorcyclist killed after head-on crash with pickup

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - One person is dead following a head-on motorcycle vs. pickup truck crash Saturday in Williamson County.

The crash happened around noon Saturday on Spillway Road, about two miles south of Route 13 at the spillway bridge, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies say a preliminary investigation shows the motorcycle crossed the center line and collided head-on with the truck.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Michael "Junior" Burke, the Williamson County Coroner, Randall K. Smith, 65, of Mt. Vernon, Ill. was pronounced dead at 1:15 p.m. on Saturday as a result of injuries from the accident.

The driver of the pickup was not injured.

Burke said the incident is currently under investigation by him and the Williamson County Sheriff's Office.

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