One Dead In I-64 Crash In Southern Illinois

Brad Choat

CLINTON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOX) – Illinois State Police say an icy roadway is to blame for a deadly accident, Friday night in Clinton County.

An SUV bounced off a guardail on Interstate 64 and across the eastbound  lanes of traffic.

A semi truck hit the SUV, then struck the rear of a car.

Troopers say a passenger in the car, 21-year-old Maurice Currie of Centralia, Illinois died at the scene.

Five others were taken to area hospitals for treatment of non life-threatening injuries, police say.

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