Bond County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Greenville Fire Protection District responded to a fatal accident at the intersection of Rts. 127 and 143 Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
According to the accident report, 67 year old William M. McCarty of New Douglas was southbound on Rt. 127, approaching the intersection, when a vehicle driven by 37 year old Ryan N. Schrage, of Pocahontas, approached the intersection, heading east on Rt. 143. Schrage allegedly failed to yield before turning onto Rt. 127 where the two vehicles collided.
Schrage was pronounced dead by Bond County Coroner Tony Brooks.
McCarty had to be extricated from his vehicle by Greenville firefighters. He was taken to Greenville Regional Hospital by Bond County EMS where he was treated and released.