JASPER COUNTY, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A 68-year-old Newton, Illinois man is dead following a crash with a semi-truck Monday in Jasper County.
According to Illinois State Police, the unnamed deceased man was driving a Black Dodge Journey eastbound on US 33 just east of E. 1200 Ave when, for an unknown reason, the Dodge crossed over the center line and crashed into a semi-truck heading west.
The driver of the dodge was pronounced deceased at the scene, while the driver of the semi-truck reported no injuries.
The name of the driver has been withheld at this time pending notification of relatives. The driver of the semi was not cited in the incident.