Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Head-on crash kills one in Vienna

A deadly traffic crash occurred early Saturday morning in Vienna.

According to Illinois State Police District 22 at Ullin, the accident happened just past 6:00 a.m. on US 45 at the intersection of Locust St.

Nathan Bunton, 28, of Nashville TN, was pronounced dead at the scene by Johnson County coroner David Rockwell.

The other driver, 18-year-old Allie Byrd of Johnson County was seriously injured and transported to Marion Heartland Hospital. She was later transported to a St. Louis hospital according to local authorities.

There were no other injuries reported.

Preliminary reports indicate that the two vehicles collided head-on.

The accident remains under investigation by the coroner, pending autopsy results, and ISP.

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