Fatal Alcohol Related Crash in Saline Co.

Fatal Alcohol Related Crash in Saline Co.

Saline Co. – A Harrisburg man is dead after a fatal crash in Saline County yesterday afternoon. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, a vehicle being driven by 31-year-old William Wasson of Harrisburg was headed northbound on Route 34 just north of Harrisburg when his vehicle left the roadway before over-correcting back onto the road, crossing both sides and hitting an embankment. Wasson, who was not wearing a seat-belt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was taken via ambulance to a local hospital and was later air lifted to another before being pronounced dead late in the evening. Police say that alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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