Du Quoin Man Dead After Head-On Collision in Jefferson County

DU QUOIN – A Du Quoin man is dead following an early Friday morning crash near mile marker 85 on I-64 in Jefferson County.

In a press release, Illinois State Police said that 77-year-old Larry V. Underwood was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-64 when he was struck head on by a semi driven by 66-year-old Henry T. Kauble of Foley, MO. Underwood died as a result of the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.