A Red Bud man was killed and a woman was critically injured in a two-car crash in Randolph County on Sunday.
Driver Kevin Lee Crites, 56, and passenger Kathryn J. Crites, 61, were in a 2012 Nissan Altima headed northbound on Prairie Road at about 1:30 p.m. when they failed to stop at a stop sign as they entered the intersection of Illinois Route 154, according to a press release.
Martin S. Miller, 32, of Baldwin, struck the side of the Nissan with his 2012 Honda Crosstour. Both cars were pushed out of the intersection by the impact.
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Kevin Crites was pronounced dead at the scene. Kathryn Crites was taken to a local hospital and later flown to another hospital. Miller sustained noncritical injuries and was taken to a hospital via ambulance.
Both cars had to be towed from the scene.
An investigation by Illinois State Police’s Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit is underway.