1 dead after a two-vehicle crash in Jackson County, IL

1 dead after a two-vehicle crash in Jackson County, IL
Hill was pronounced dead at the scene. (Source: KFVS)

JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - One person was killed in a two vehicle crash on US Highway 51 in Jackson County, Illinois.

According to sheriff’s office officials, on Monday, Jan. 21 around 9:46 a.m. the office received reports of a crash south of Truax Traer Rd. in rural Elkville.

Deputies and other emergency personnel were called to the scene.

Officials said an investigation revealed a maroon Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Joseph Hill was headed southbound on the roadway when it crossed the center line and hit a northbound vehicle head-on.

The vehicle was a black Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Christopher Miller. Miller was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Hill was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is being investigated.

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