Fatal Car Collision In Williamson County

There was a fatal Southern Illinois car accident Sunday night (September 21, 2014) in Williamson County, Illinois.

According to Williamson County Coroner Junior Burke, this fatal crash happened around 10:10 p.m., as the car was traveling south on Charleston Road.  For a currently unknown reason, the car ran off the road and collided with a tree.

One of the car’s occupants, identified as Shawn Phelps, 31, of Marion, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

Another person in the car was airlifted from the accident scene to a St. Louis hospital in serious condition.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Southern Illinois car accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 22, 2014 kfvs12.com article (with video) titled “1 killed, 1 seriously injured after car hits tree in Williamson County” as well as the September 22 thesouthern.com article titled “Marion man killed in single-vehicle crash.”


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