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1 person killed in head-on crash in DeSoto

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**UPDATE: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 **

JACKSON CO., Ill. -- We now know the name of the man killed in a car crash in rural Elkville Monday morning. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department says 
Joseph Hill, 30,  of Carbondale was driving south on Route 51 when he crossed the center line and hit another car. He died at the scene. The driver of the other car was taken to the hospital for his injuries.
 

**ORIGINAL STORY**

JACKSON CO., Ill. -- One person is dead and other person suffered minor injuries after a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 51.

The Jackson County sheriff says it happened around 9:45 a.m. near Truax Traier Road in DeSoto.

A car driven by Christopher Miller, 31, of Carbondale, headed north when a southbound driver crossed the center line and hit him head on.

Miller suffered minor injuries, but the driver who caused the crash was killed.

Investigators have not released that person's name at this time.
 

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