Fatal wreck reported in southern Illinois

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Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

UNION COUNTY, Ill. - A deadly crash happened in southern Illinois Thursday.

Illinois State Police say it occurred on US 51 at Bell Hill Road in Union County.

Investigators say a tractor-trailer was headed north on US 51 around 3 p.m.  That's when a 1995 GMS truck, headed west on Bell Hill Road, failed to stop at a stop sign and pulled out in front of the tractor-trailer.  That's when the two collided.

State police say the crash was fatal, but haven't released any other details.

The investigation continues.

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