ISP investigating deadly crash in Massac Co., IL - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

ISP investigating deadly crash in Massac Co., IL

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
MASSAC COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

The Illinois State Police is reporting one man has died after a crash in Massac County, Illinois on Saturday, October 8.

Troopers responded to a report of a crash at US 45 at 1-24 around 11 a.m. Saturday. A preliminary investigation revealed that Michael Rudd, 65 of Mayfield, Kentucky was traveling west on US 45 passing over Interstate 24.

Another vehicle was traveling east on US 45 just before the Interstate 24 overpass. Rudd veered into the eastbound lane striking the other vehicle. Rudd continued traveling in a across U.S. 45 eastbound and then across the Interstate 24 eastbound on-ramp into a wooded area. Rudd struck a tree and came to rest.

He was transported to Lourdes Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the crash.

The investigation into the crash continues.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2016 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Mother charged with killing teenage daughter

    Mother charged with killing teenage daughter

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-08-23 10:50:33 GMT
    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-08-23 10:50:33 GMT

    Burned remains found on the mother’s farm were identified as those of her 16-year-old daughter, who she gave up for adoption when she was a baby.

    Burned remains found on the mother’s farm were identified as those of her 16-year-old daughter, who she gave up for adoption when she was a baby.

  • NETFLIX: What's coming, going in September

    NETFLIX: What's coming, going in September

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 10:53 AM EDT2017-08-23 14:53:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-08-23 15:09:14 GMT

    Enjoy Disney on Netflix while you can. Several classics are coming to the streaming service in September.

    Enjoy Disney on Netflix while you can. Several classics are coming to the streaming service in September.

  • Tropical Depression Harvey redevelops in Gulf; could become hurricane

    Tropical Depression Harvey redevelops in Gulf; could become hurricane

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-08-23 13:09:43 GMT
    Wednesday, August 23 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-08-23 17:44:24 GMT

    Forecasters said the storm will approach the Texas coast on Friday, bringing with it drenching rain, flooding, storm surge of 4 to 6 feet and, possibly, hurricane-force winds.

    Forecasters said the storm will approach the Texas coast on Friday, bringing with it drenching rain, flooding, storm surge of 4 to 6 feet and, possibly, hurricane-force winds.

Powered by Frankly