Metro-East News

31-year-old Belleville man killed in car crash in Fairview Heights

A 31-year-old Belleville man died in a car accident early Sunday morning in the 200 block of Ruby Lane in Fairview Heights.

The victim was identified as Trey Simmons.

The St. Clair County Coroner’s Office pronounced the victim dead at the scene at 3:13 a.m.

Other details were not immediately available, including whether there were passengers in the car or a cause of the accident.

Carolyn P. Smith has worked for the Belleville News-Democrat for 18 years and currently covers breaking news in the Metro-East. She graduated from the Journalism School at the University of Missouri at Columbia and says news is in her DNA.
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