CASS COUNTY - Illinois State Police say one man has died in a two-vehicle crash in Cass County Monday morning.
Authorities say a 2003 Buick LeSabre was traveling southbound on Neumansville Road in Cass County, and at the same time a 2001 Ford Fusion was traveling westbound on Illinois Route 125. Police say a witness reported seeing the Buick LeSabre driving through a stop sign without stopping, and crash into the Ford Fusion.
Illinois State Police officials say the driver of the Ford Fusion was transferred to a Springfield hospital for treatment of serious, but not life-threatening, injuries. The driver of the Buick LeSabre, identified by the Cass County Coroner as 83-year-old Richard White, was pronounced dead at the scene.
This crash is under the investigation of the Illinois State Police. We will provide more details as they become available.