There was a fatal pickup truck accident Friday (May 8, 2015) on Illinois Route 161 in Mascoutah, Illinois.
The Mascoutah Fire Department responded to the crash just before 1:00 p.m. The accident scene was about at a fourth of a mile west of North Sixth Street.
The accident involved the westbound pickup truck sliding off the road, sending it off the shoulder and into a ditch.
An excerpt from the ksdk.com article of May 8, 2015, titled “Two dead in Illinois single car crash“:
Police said there was a short but heavy rain at the time of the accident. A witness who was traveling eastbound said the truck may have hydroplaned causing the driver to lose control and slide off the side of the roadway.
According to the St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Nichols, the driver of the pickup truck was identified as Anthony Biondo, 71, of New Baden. He died at the accident scene. The passenger was pronounced dead after being taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. She was identified as Roseanne Dennis, 53, of New Baden.
An excerpt from the May 8, 2015 bnd.com article titled “Crash kills 2 in Mascoutah, 2 other collisions after rain starts Friday“:
Nichols said both died of blunt force trauma due to the crash.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Southern Illinois fatal crash can be seen in a variety of media sources including the ksdk.com and bnd.com articles seen above.
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