Kentucky Man Dies In White County Accident

(NORRIS CITY, IL) — A Kentucky man is dead after a one car accident in White County. According to the preliminary traffic crash investigation, the driver of the 1999 Acura passenger car, 23 yea r old Jaylen Ryan Kurtz of Henderson, Kentucky, was traveling westbound on Illinois Route 141 at a high rate of speed and passing other vehicles, when he lost control of his vehicle and drove off the north side of the roadway.  Once off the roadway, the vehicle struck several trees. Kurtz was pronounced deceased at the crash scene by the White County Coroner.  The vehicle sustained major damage and had to be towed from the scene.ISP District 19 was assisted at the crash scene by the White County Sheriff’s Department, White County Coroner’s Office, White County EMS, Medic One EMS, Carmi Fire Department, and Don’s Bumper to Bumper.