There was a fatal collision between two trucks Tuesday (March 26) on County Line Road at Black Stump Road, about four miles north of Willisville, Illinois in Randolph County. The accident happened at about 2:20 p.m.
According to Illinois State Police (ISP), the driver of a propane tank truck was killed after his truck “rear-ended” a coal truck.
Illinois State Police say that Mickey E. Clayton, 55, of Franklin, Illinois was driving the propane tank truck. The ISP says the propane truck exploded on impact.
The coal truck was driven by Randy Edwards, 48, of Pinckneyville. Edwards escaped the accident without injury.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the March 27 thesouthern.com article titled “Coal truck, propane tanker collide; One dead in fiery crash” as well as the WSILTV.com article of March 26 titled “Fatal Propane Tanker Crash, Explosion.”
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