Ralph W. Erwin, 69, killed and Joshua D. Jones, 23, injured in head-on collision on Illinois 142 in Jefferson County, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:36pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Dahlgren man killed in accident

A Dahlgren man was killed Tuesday in traffic accident, according to a news release from the Illinois State Police.

Hamilton County man dies in car crash

The Hamilton County Coroner pronounced Erwin, of Dahlgren, Illinois, dead at the scene. Jones was transported to a local hospital for injuries suffered in the crash.

Ralph W. Erwin was traveling on Illinois 142 in his pickup truck when Joshua D. Jones crossed the centerline and hit him head on. Erwin was pronounced dead at the scene, and Jones was transported to a local medical center for his injuries. Authorities are still investigating this crash.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Ralph W. Erwin
Joshua D. Jones
Roadway: 
Illinois 142

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