30 year old Bradley M. Shelburg, of Highland, was killed in a two-vehicle accident at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday morning on Old Route 50 in rural St. Clair County.
Illinois State Police report Shelburg was westbound on US 50 at Old Route 50 when witnesses say his Chevrolet vehicle crossed the center line and traveled into the path of an oncoming semi truck, driven by a 65 year old man from Mascoutah. The vehicles collided head-on and Shelburg was thrown from his vehicle. His Chevrolet caught fire and was fully engulfed. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The semi driver sustained minor injuries but refused medical treatment.