1 dead, 2 injured after late-night crash

MORGAN COUNTY - One motorist is dead and two others are in serious condition after a late-night crash in Morgan County.

Illinois State Police say that about midnight on August 5, a truck traveling east on Nortonville Road was struck by a truck heading south on Illinois Route 111, after the eastbound truck failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Nortonville Road and Illinois Route 111.  The driver and passenger of the eastbound truck were ejected during the crash, while the southbound truck went off the road and into a bean field.

The driver of the eastbound truck died of injuries sustained in the crash, while the passenger of the eastbound truck and driver of the southbound truck are in serious, but stable condition.  Their names have not been released at this time.

Illinois State Police are continuing their investigation of this crash. 

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