A head-on collision left a Belleville woman dead near Millstadt Wednesday.
Police identified the deceased as Karen S. Kollmeyer, 65.
The crash happened about 10:50 a.m. Kollmeyer, driving a Chevrolet Cobalt, crossed the center line while traveling southbound on Illinois 163 about half a mile from Town Hall Road, according to police. According to the police report, a witness reported seeing the car go around a sharp curve on Illinois 163 then, for unknown reasons, the car crossed the center line and struck a northbound cement truck head-on.
Kollmeyer was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Illinois State Police spokesman Trooper Calvin Dye Jr.
The driver of the truck, 25-year-old Joshua A. Luebbers of Caseyville, was not injured in the collision.