• One killed and five injured in Easter off-road accident

    by  • April 21, 2014 • Breaking News, News

    Authorities in southern Illinois’ Jackson County say one person was killed and several others injured in a weekend crash of fatal(2)an off-road vehicle.

    Authorities say nine people were in the vehicle at the time of the wreck shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday near Ava. The passengers included seven children, ranging in age from 2 to 14 years old.

    Investigators say the 21-year-old driver, Brian Modglin, attempted a sharp turn and lost control of the vehicle, which then overturned.

    Modglin later died at a Murphysboro Hospital. No additional details were immediately released.