Alcohol believed involved in fatal Sunday crash

MASSAC COUNTY — Illinois State Police believe alcohol may have led to a fatal crash in Massac County Sunday night.

Official say around 9:10, 26-year-old Kelton S. Smith of Brookport was driving on Emerson Lane just north of Unionville when he lost control of his truck on the roadway and struck a tree.

Smith was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected from the truck. He was taken to an area hospital and died from injuries received in the crash.