Union County, Illinois man found dead after ATV crash


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

UNION COUNTY, Ill. - One man has died after an ATV crash in southern Illinois.

Union County Coroner Phil Hileman says a motorist saw an ATV in the creek, then found 28-year-old Stephen Wheaton.

Wheaton was just west of his hometown of Jonesboro, Illinois.

Hileman believes the crash happened Tuesday night.

Funeral arrangements are pending.