Man Killed in Washington County Crash
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- One man is dead and another injured after a crash in Washington County.
It happened just before 1 a.m. on Route 15 at Howard School Road.
Illinois State Police say a 1999 Chevy Prizm driven by Travis D. Braddy, 28, of Walnut Hill, was eastbound on Route 15 when the car left the road, struck a ditch, and rolled over.
Braddy was thrown from the car and killed. A passenger, Luke A. Wegmann, 25, of Woodlawn, was taken to Crossroad Hospital then flown to an Evansville, Indiana hospital for treatment.
Illinois State Police say the crash is believed to be alcohol-related, but the investigation is ongoing.
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