PERRY COUNTY — A Mulkeytown man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Perry County early Monday morning.
According to a preliminary investigation by Illinois State Police, just after 6 Wesley J. Borden of Columbia, Illinois was driving his International straight truck east on Route 152 two miles east of Route 127 when Borden crossed the center line into the path of an SUV going west driven by a 36-year-old man from Mulkeytown. His name was not released. The vehicles collided in a head-on/sideswipe manner.
Route 152 was closed in both directions for six hours for crash investigation and clean up. Borden was charged for improper lane usage.
The crash remains under investigation.