Fatal Accident


By Janna Kennedy

RANDOLPH CO. - A late night crash has left one southern Illinois man dead.

William Downey Jr. 39 of Chester, was driving on route 150 in Randolph County. At about 11:00 p.m. Friday night, he crossed the median and hit a semi head on.

Dennis Rush, 53 of Benton, was driving the semi and had no injuries. Downey was later pronounced dead.

Police are still investigating the crash.

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