According to a recent press release from the Illinois State Police District 12, a fatal traffic crash, involving two vehicles, occurred the morning of Wednesday, October 26th at approximately 10:25 AM along IL Route 1 at 0.25 miles north of Clark County Road 1250 North. The drivers involved in the crash were 29 year old Shaun A. Woolard of Marshall, IL (unit 1) and 42 year old Danny L. Collins of Shoals, IN (unit 2) both drivers had no passengers with them.
The release states unit 1 was traveling southbound on route 1 just north of Clark CR 1250 N while unit 2 was traveling northbound at the same location. Upon the two vehicles approaching each other, unit 1 swerved into the lane of unit 2 causing the two units to collide head on. The driver of unit 1 was pronounced deceased on the scene. The driver of unit 2 was not injured.