One person died in a single-vehicle crash on Illinois 4 near Lebanon just before 5 p.m. Sunday.
Illinois State Police Sgt. Matt Weller said a car with a single occupant traveled off Illinois 4 and went across a field, ending up in a wooded area off the road. The car caught on fire after the crash.
The crash was near Widicus Road, north of Lebanon.
Weller said police did not yet know the cause of the crash, or the age or gender of the victim.
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“To be honest, I don’t know if we’ll ever really know (the cause) on this one,” Weller said.
The Illinois Department of Transportation asked that drivers avoid the area and give crews room to work.