3 victims from fatal crash in Madison County identified by police

Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 8:38 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2023 at 5:20 PM CDT
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MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV) - Two women and a man died in a car accident that occurred in unincorporated Madison County early Friday morning.

Police say the crash happened at the intersection of Illinois Route 4 and US Highway 40, which is between Troy and St. Jacob, just before 3:45 a.m.

A car driven by a man was going southbound on Route 4 when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a car going northbound. Two women were inside the second car. All three victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

Illinois State Police have identified the deceased as Chase Bowles, 21, from Alton, Illinois, Emily Morton, 21, from Nixa, Missouri, and Jayda Fulkerson, 21, from Marine, Illinois.