LINCOLN COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV)—A 70-year-old man was killed in a head-on collision Saturday evening in Lincoln County.
Police say Thomas Dames and his wife, Mary Dames, 65, were driving south on Highway H when they were hit head on by a Ford Explorer driven by Tamra Williams, 51, of Lake Saint Louis.
Shortly after 6p.m., officers say Williams lost control of her car when she swerved to avoid hitting another vehicle going north on Highway H. She then crossed the center line and hit the victims’ car causing it to roll.
Thomas Dames, of Troy, died en route to the hospital. His passenger, Mary, sustained only moderate injuries.
Williams was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.
The investigation into what caused the wreck is ongoing.