Man killed in single-vehicle crash near Collinsville -

Man killed in single-vehicle crash near Collinsville

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By Eric Lorenz By Eric Lorenz

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. ( -- A Pontoon Beach man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon.

Jaime Ramirez, 29, was reportedly driving his truck eastbound on Horseshoe Lake Road near Collinsville when the vehicle left the road and crashed into a traffic light pole just after 1 p.m.

Madison County Coroner's officials said Ramirez suffered traumatic head injuries in the crash, and was pronounced dead at the scene about an hour later.

The crash remains under investigation by the Illinois State Police.

Officials say routine toxicological studies are being performed.

Funeral arrangements for Ramirez are being handled by Wojstrom Funeral Home in Pontoon Beach.

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