Tennessee Man Dies in Single Vehicle Accident in Johnson County

Johnson Co. – A Tennessee man is dead after a single vehicle accident in Johnson County on Saturday afternoon. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened on eastbound Interstate 24 near the 20 Mile marker when the vehicle, being driven by 68-year-old Robert Remby of Murfreesboro Tennessee left the road and entered the median before hitting several trees and coming to a stop. Rimbey was rushed via ambulance to a Paducah area hospital before succumbing to his injuries. The passenger, 73-year-old Hazel Remby was airlifted to an Evansville hospital with severe injuries.