Police identify victim in fatal Clark County crash

It happened just after 6:00 a.m. on Clarksville Road near North Cleone Road.

Posted: Jan 10, 2020 8:49 AM
Updated: Jan 10, 2020 10:30 PM

CLARK COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) - We are learning more about Friday morning's fatal crash in Clark County.

It happened just after 6:00 a.m. on Clarksville Road near North Cleone Road.

According to Illinois State Police, 32-year-old Wade Schaefer, of Charleston, Illinois was driving east on Clarksville Road.

Police said Schaefer crossed the center line and crashed into a truck driven by 37-year-old Matthew Locker head-on.

Schaefer was killed in the crash.

Police had to shut down roads in the area for parts of Friday while they cleaned up the scene.

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