Highland Man Killed In Crash On Rt. 4


A Highland man died in a traffic crash Tuesday night on Illinois Rt. 4 near Lebanon.

According to information from the St. Clair County Coroner’s office, Marc J. Leitensdorfer, age 23, of Highland, was killed in a head-on crash when his Ford Fiesta crossed the center line and collided with a Ford F-350 truck. St. Clair County Deputy Coroner Thomas Boyd pronounced Leitensdorfer dead at the scene at 10:29 p.m.

State Police said Leitensdorfer was ejected from his car.

Police closed Rt. 4 from the north side of Lebanon to the intersection with Rt. 40 for about four hours while crash reconstruction team members conducted their investigation.