A Jerseyville man is dead following a one-vehicle accident on Thursday. Police say a rollover accident claimed the life of 32-year-old Justin Simpson as he traveled north on Wittmill Road in Jerseyville. The area is described as a rural residential area, located in the northeast part of the city limits, just off of East Fairgrounds Road.
The accident happened just before 4:15pm. Simpson was driving a 2008 Ford F150 truck when he lost control of the vehicle. He was later pronounced dead at Jersey Community Hospital. The Jersey County Sheriff's Department and Jersey County Coroner's offices continue the investigation.