Macoupin County Fatal Accident
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 09:32:49 CDT
One person is dead following a single vehicle accident Friday north of Modesto.
According to Illinois State Police, 27 year old Mason Dougherty of Kane was driving a 2003 Chevrolet SUV southbound of Rt. 111 when the vehicle left the roadway at 8:30am. The vehicle struck a utility pole and rolled over before coming to rest. Dougherty was ejected from the SUV and was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:30pm by Macoupin County Coroner Brad Targhetta.
Rt. 111 was shut down for approximately six and a half hours to remove ppower poles and lines to restore power.
The crash remains under investigation.
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