GREENUP – Illinois State Police report they were on the scene of a fatal crash in Cumberland County early Wednesday afternoon.
Troopers responded to a crash on IL 130, about a mile south of Greenup, Illinois, at 11:28 AM on Wednesday, February 24. A Chevrolet Cobalt and Volvo Semi had been involved in a head-on collision.
According to the preliminary investigation, 57-year-old Neil Page, of San Francisco, California, was traveling north on IL 130 in his Volvo, while 57-year-old Jeffery Shin, of Terre Haute, Indiana, was traveling south in his Cobalt.
Authorities say Shin attempted to pass another passenger car and lost control of his vehicle, causing him to hit Page’s vehicle head-on in the northbound lane.
Shin was pronounced dead at the scene by responders. Page was not injured in the crash.