Fatal Accident In Macoupin County

Illinois State Police were called to the scene of a fatal accident in Macoupin County Sunday just before 6:30 AM.

The accident occurred on Illinois Route 267, south of Gun Club Road near Brighton.

Police report 29 year old Jurrell D. Walker, of Quincy, IL, was traveling southbound on 267 in a Ford Fusion. That vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a northbound Honda Civic, driven by 35 year old Rebecca S. Droste, of Fidelity, IL.

Droste was pronounced deceased at the scene. Walker was airlifted to Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis with serious injuries.

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