Man Killed in Head-On Collision

Emergency crews rushed to a head-on-crash on Route 148 in Williamson County on Wednesday night. The crash happened just north of Flatts School Road shortly before Police say the driver of a blue car was traveling northbound on Rte. For an unknown reason crossed the centerline and hit a minivan head-on. The driver of the car, a 73 year-old Metropolis man was flown to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries. The victim’s name has not been released. The driver of the minivan, Ashley A. Baity of Ozark Illinois, and her seven year-old passenger, were both transported to an area hospital with non-life –threatening injuries.

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