Fatal Car Accident On Illinois Route 143 In Roxana, Illinois

There was a fatal car accident on Illinois Route 143 in Roxana, Illinois today (June 9, 2014).

The accident involved a Chevy Astro van that was heading west on Illinois Route 143, when for unknown reasons, the van left the roadway and struck a center support to the Interstate 255 overpass.  At that point, the van caught fire.

The driver was identified as Dale P. Hendricks, 44, of Wood River.  He was declared dead at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 9, 2014 stltoday.com article titled “Wood River man killed in single-vehicle crash in Roxana” as well as the June 10 thetelegraph.com article titled “Wood River man dies in single-vehicle accident.”


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