Two Dead in Sunday Accident in Alexander County

ALEXANDER COUNTY – Two died in an early Sunday morning accident in Alexander County.

According to Illinois State Police, a Ford box truck driven by a 59-year-old man from Stone Mountain, Ga. was going north on Illinois 3 just south of Illinois 127 as a car driven by 47-year-old Correy Wilson of Cairo was going south on Illinois 3 in the same location.

The box truck crossed into oncoming traffic and struck Wilson’s car.

The driver of the box truck and his passenger, a 76-year-old woman from Stone Mountain, GA, were both pronounced dead. ISP did not release their names.