Man Killed in Saline County Wreck Over the Weekend Identified

Saline Co. – The identity of the man killed in a Saturday night crash on Route 127 in Saline County is now being released. According to State Police Accident reports, the man has been identified as 25-year-old Demarcus Huddleston of Murphysboro. Reports say that Huddleston failed to negotiate a curve on Route 127 near Aldridge Road and hit a tree. Huddleston was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was thrown from the vehicle. Police believe that alcohol was a factor in the crash but the accident remains under investigation.