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Posted on: July 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Crash Investigation

On 07-26-21 at approximately 6:36pm, City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of a traffic crash at the intersection of East Main Street and Giant City Road.  Officers found one of the drivers involved in the crash suffered life-threatening injuries and that a bystander was attempting lifesaving treatment.  In spite of the lifesaving efforts, the driver succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Two passengers in a different vehicle were transported to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  Due to the crash and subsequent investigation, the intersection was temporarily closed.  The City of Carbondale Fire Department and the Jackson County Ambulance Service provided assistance.  The investigation into the crash is continuing.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200.

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