DUI suspect sought in fatal one-car crash

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KSDK) – Police are looking for a 36-year-old man charged with reckless homicide and aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol in wake of a one-car accident in rural Marissa that left another man dead.

The crash happened on April 18 on northbound Illinois Route 4 at Mud Creek Road. Police say William Wellmon was the driver. The passenger, identified as Daniel Pocrnich, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Wellmon has not been arrested. The St. Clair County State Attorney's office asks that anyone who knows where he is contact to their local police department, Illinois State Police at 618-346-3990 or Illinois State Police Special Agent Devin Watts at 618-346-3760.

Wellmon's bail has been set at $250,000.


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