St. Clair County deputies investigate fatal crash

News-DemocratJuly 13, 2013 

The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department is investigating the cause of a single vehicle crash that left one person dead and two injured.

The crash occurred just after midnight Saturday morning on Clarence Street in State Park Place.

Williams Parks, 33, of Clarence Street died in the crash, said Dennis Nichols of the St. Clair County Coroner's Office.

Parks was ejected from the vehicle, according to Nichols. "It's still undetermined who was the driver," he said. "It appears the car overturned."

A preliminary cause of death for Parks is "blunt force trauma from the accident," Nichols said. An autopsy on Parks was conducted Saturday, and toxicology was drawn. "It will be a while before the results are back," he said.

The Sheriff's Department did not release any information regarding the two injured persons.

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