Fairmount man killed in crash

Fairmount man killed in crash

A 66-year-old Fairmount man was killed early Tuesday evening in a crash involving a grain truck and another vehicle near Allerton, according to Illinois State Police.

Jay Hageman was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred at around 4:50 p.m., police said.

According to a preliminary investigation, police said, Hageman was driving a truck tractor and grain hauler southbound on County Road 250 East when he failed to stop at a stop sign at County Road 300 North and struck an eastbound Chevy Suburban that was traveling through the intersection.

Both vehicles ran off the roadway and into the ditch.

The driver of the Suburban, who police report was wearing a seatbelt, was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Hageman was not wearing a seatbelt, police said.

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