Police: Alcohol may be factor in deadly Hamilton County crash

HAMILTON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - One man is dead after a crash late Sunday night in Hamilton County.

According to Illinois State Police, 60-year-old Robert S. Beesley of Roundup, Montana was driving east on Illinois Route 142 at Hamilton County Road just after 11 p.m. when he ran off the road and hit a tree.

Beesley was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hamilton County Coroner.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation but, according to officials, alcohol may have been a contributing factor.

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