A crash in White County, Illinois claims the life of a Shawneetown man.
According to the preliminary traffic crash investigation, 31-year-old Matthew Rider was driving westbound on Illinois Route 141, when for unknown reasons, he crossed into the eastbound lane.
Once in the eastbound lane, Rider struck a 2018 Mack Truck Tractor, hauling a tanker trailer, driven by David Casey.
Rider was pronounced dead the scene.
Casey refused medical attention.
Detectives say this is an ongoing investigation.
Officials say Illinois 141 east of Epworth Road in White County is closed due to a two-car accident with a death. This is the fourth fatality on this stretch of road in the past 45 days.
We will continue to gather information as it becomes available