MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOX) – Illinois State Police is investigating a single vehicle crash that killed a 76-year-old man from Jerseyville, Ill., on Monday.
Kenneth Ashford was driving a 2000 International Coach Semi-Tractor Trailer when it overturned while coming to a rest on the southbound lanes of Illinois Route 111, near Pontoon Beach, Ill.
Police say it is not known what caused the truck to overturn. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday and a routine toxicology testing will be performed for alcohol and drugs.
Ashford was wearing a seat belt at the time of crash, which was reported at 10:59 a.m. Monday. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:45 a.m.