KINMUNDY, IL — A 31-year-old Kinmundy man has died in a single-vehicle crash Friday on Kinmundy Road about a mile north of Brubaker Road in rural Kinmundy. Reports indicate Nicholas ‘Nick’ Carroll was traveling northbound on Kinmundy Road when he ran off the left side of the road, struck the guardrail, and overturned upside down on a creek bank. The vehicle then caught fire and was destroyed.
The Marion County Coroner’s Office pronounced Carroll dead on the scene. Carroll was believed to be alone in the vehicle. A passing motorist saw the vehicle on fire and reported it to 911 a few minutes past midnight. State Police are handling the crash report but it has not yet been released. Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies and United Medical Response joined State Police and the Kinmundy Alma Fire and Ambulance Service on the scene.
Funeral arrangements for Carroll are being handled by Crouse Funeral Home in Salem. There will be a visitation held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Grace Church of the Nazarene in Salem. Private services will be held on Thursday. Visit crousefh.com for the complete obituary and memorial donation information.