Deadly Crash Near Taylorville Prison


TAYLORVILLE, IL- One person is dead after a crash in Christian County Thursday afternoon.

State police are rerouting traffic around the crash scene on Route 29 near the Taylorville Correctional Center.

Troopers say the driver of an SUV, a 36 year-old man from Morrisonville, died after his vehicle hit a semi head-on just before 1 p.m. The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

State police are reconstructing the crash scene and were rerouting traffic on Route 29 all afternoon.

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