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1 killed, 1 seriously injured after car hits tree in Williamson County

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

One man was killed and another person was seriously injured Sunday night in a Williamson County crash.

County Coroner Junior Burke says Shawn Phelps, 31, of Marion was pronounced dead at the scene on Charleston Road in Ferges around 10:10 p.m. after the car he was in ran off the road and hit a tree.

A second person in the vehicle was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital in serious condition, according to Burke.

No other details are being released at this time.

The crash is under investigation by Burke and the Williamson County Sheriff's Office.

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