Elderly driver killed in crash near local college - KMOV.com

Elderly driver killed in crash near local college

(KMOV) -- Investigators are trying to piece together exactly what caused a morning crash that left a 78-year-old man dead and another driver injured.

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It happened around 9:00 a.m. on Thursday on Highway 161 in Belleville, Ill. near Highway 158 and Green Mount Road.

This is near Southwestern Illinois College.

The St. Clair County Coroner's Office confirms that the elderly man was killed in the accident, but could not release any additional information. Photos from the scene indicate that the victim was driving the white car. The driver of the van was reportedly ejected from the vehicle, but survived.

The victim's name has not yet been released.

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