Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash In Jersey County

There was a fatal accident Saturday evening (March 19, 2016) in Jersey County.  One person died in this accident, and one was injured.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened at approximately 8:43 p.m. on Range Line Road, north of Panhandle Road.  At that time, a 2004 Nissan, traveling northbound on Range Line Road, left the roadway and went into a field.

The driver of the Nissan was partially ejected from the vehicle.  According to the Jersey County Coroner, she was identified as Anna Hausman, 15, of Jerseyville.  She was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

A passenger in the vehicle, identified as an 18-year-old man from Dow, was also injured during the crash and airlifted to Cardinal-Glennon Hospital in St. Louis for treatment of his accident injuries.

The accident remains under investigation by the Illinois State Police Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the March 20, 2016 thetelegraph.com article titled “One dies, another hurt in Jersey County wreck” as well as the March 20 riverbender.com article titled “Traffic crash takes life in Jersey County.”


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