Metro-East News

Man killed in head-on crash in Lebanon

A 67-year old Millstadt man was killed in a head-on collision in Lebanon Sunday.

The victim was identified by St. Clair County Coroner Calvin Dye, Sr. as James Bennett of Millstadt. Dye said Bennett was pronounced at 10:10 p.m. by a member of his staff.

The investigation into the crash has been turned over to Illinois State Police Accident Reconstruction team.

Lebanon Patrolman Tony Tomlinson said police received a call about the wreck at 9 p.m.

Bennett was driving a Honda Civic and the second driver was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck. The vehicles collided head on at Route 4 and West McCallister in Lebanon, Tomlinson said.

The driver of the truck, who was not identified, was treated and released from an area hospital, Tomlinson said.