A single vehicle crash in Jersey County on Saturday night has claimed one life and injured another person. Illinois State Police say the driver, 15 year old Anna Hausman of Jerseyville, was killed in the crash. An 18-year-old male passenger from Dow, suffered serious injuries and remains hospitalized.
State Police say the accident took place around 8:45pm Saturday on Range Line Road about a half mile north of Panhandle Road. Authorities say the car left the roadway and ended up in a field. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger was airlifted to Cardinal-Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. Police did not release the name of the passenger.