Couple Dies in Two Vehicle Crash in Williamson County

A Johnson County, Illinois couple was killed in a head-on crash in Williamson County on Wednesday morning, April 15. The crash happened at 11:20 a.m. about a half-mile south of Creal Springs on Route 166. Police say the preliminary investigation showed Casey Odum, 54, of Creal Springs, was driving a gray 2008 Chevrolet 1500 pick-up truck north on Rte. 166 and a beige 2010 Toyota sedan was going south at the same location. For an unknown reason, the truck crossed the centerline and hit the car head-on. The driver and passenger of the car, Orson Kramer, 79, and his wife, Judith Kramer, 81, of Ozark, Ill. were killed in the crash. Police say the driver of the truck was cited for improper lane usage and failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.

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