A Bunker Hill man is dead following a traffic crash on Route 159 in Dorsey.  The accident took place Wednesday evening as the victim was driving northbound in the southbound lanes and collided head on with a tractor-trailer.  Killed in the accident was 51 year old Steve Strubelt of the 700 block of West Wilbur Street in Bunker Hill.

The Madison County Coroner’s Office reports Strubelt’s vehicle caught fire after the crash and he was pronounced dead at the scene.  The condition of the driver of the tractor-trailer is unknown.  Although an autopsy was conducted on Thursday, an exact cause of death has not yet been determined pending the outcome of medical testing.  The Dorsey Volunteer Fire Department, Bunker Hill Police and Alton Memorial Ambulance service responded to the scene.

 

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