One person was killed in an accident that occurred 5 miles south of Olney shortly before 9:30am on Friday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, Larry W. Pitts was traveling northbound in a semi tractor-trailer on IL Route 130 and attempted to turn left onto County Road 400N. Richard W. Rosche was traveling southbound in a car on IL Route 130 at the same time, resulting in both vehicles colliding in the southbound lane.
The Richland County Coroner pronounced Rosche deceased at the scene of the accident. The accident is under investigation.