WAYNE COUNTY – A 36-year-old Fairfield man was killed in a car-semi crash Saturday afternoon on U.S. 45 south of Geff in Wayne County.
According to Illinois State Police (ISP), a preliminary investigation indicates Jonathan Stanley was traveling northbound on U.S. 45 when his car was hit in the rear at 3:52 p.m. by a semi driven by 57-year-old Todd Bosler of Sandoval. Stanley was transported to Fairfield Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Bosler escaped serious injury and was cited for driving too fast for conditions. US 45 was closed until just after eight Saturday night for cleanup and investigation.