Vehicle versus semi wreck in Jasper County, Illinois kills one person


JASPER COUNTY, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) – According to a Facebook post on the Jasper County, Illinois’ page, a 34 year old passenger in an SUV died after a wreck.

The accident happened on Monday at 2:45 p.m. in the area of East Street Highway 33 and North 2100th Street. The sheriff’s office reports the accident between 24 year old Austin Brasfield and 49 year old Troy Jennings was due to poor weather conditions.

The Brasfield’s SUV collided with Jennings’ semi tractor trailer. Brasfield had a passenger in the SUV, 34 year old Joy Gaddis who was transported to a nearby hospital and died due to injuries.

Brasfield’s conditions are unknown at this time. Jennings was not injured. The accident is still under investigation.

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