Fatal Vehicle Rollover Accident On Illinois Route 33

There was a fatal single-car rollover accident early Sunday morning (March 26, 2017) on Illinois Route 33, about one mile west of Wheeler.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the jg-tc.com article of March 26, 2017 titled “1 killed in accident“:

Jerry D. Donaldson, 48, was eastbound on Illinois 33 just east of County Road 200E about 2:56 a.m. when his 2001 blue Chevrolet truck ran off the right side of the roadway, ISP reported. Donaldson overcorrected, according to the preliminary investigation, and his truck came back onto the roadway, causing the vehicle to overturn.
During the first rollover, Donaldson was ejected from the vehicle, and then the truck rolled over an estimated three more times.

According to the Jasper County Coroner, Donaldson was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the jg-tc.com article mentioned above, as well as the March 26 stltoday.com article titled “Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Jasper County.”

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