One victim has been confirmed dead in a traffic crash in Jackson County Illinois. The crash happened on .U.S. Highway 51. The crash was a head on crash that took place near Truax Traier Road in DeSoto. The victim, who was pronounced dead, has not been identified. The man, who sustained minor injuries, was a Carbondale man. He was identified as 31 year-old Christopher Miller. Miller was headed northbound when a southbound driver hit him after crossing the center line. The Southbound driver was pronounced dead at the scene.