Off-Duty Jailer Killed In Belleville Crash

John O'Connor/Brad Choat

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) – A St. Clair County corrections officer is dead, the victim of a car crash early Saturday morning.

According to Belleville police, 37-year-old Steven Johnson was alone in his SUV when it ran off the road into a ravine near the
Route 13/15 split around 12:30 a.m, ejecting him from the vehicle.

Johnson was later flown to a St. Louis hospital, where he died a short time later.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

 

Comments

More From CBS St. Louis

Listen Now
Introducing Your New Podcast Network
Find St. Louis' Top Spots

Listen Live