Perryville, MO (KSDK) - A collision between a car and a pick-up truck in Perry County Tuesday afternoon has killed an Illinois man.
Missouri State Highway Patrol officials say the collision occurred just before 5:00 p.m. on highway 51 north of county road 259.
A car headed northbound on highway 51 crossed into the path of a southbound pick-up truck, resulting in a head-on crash.
The driver of the car, Nathan Perez, 34 of Chester, Illinois was pronounced dead at the crash scene.
The driver of the pick-up truck, 48 year old Gary Rednour, also of Chester, suffered serious injuries in the collision and was taken by helicopter to Barnes Jewish hospital in St. Louis.