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.


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