One dead, two injured in rollover crash in Alton

ALTON, Ill. (KSDK) – A 28-year-old man is dead and two others are injured after a rollover crash early Saturday morning near the intersection of Homer Adams and Seminary Road.

Alton resident Kenneth Johnson was driving his 2004 Chevy Trail Blazer westbound on Homer Adams Parkway at approximately 2 a.m. Saturday. Witnesses say he was driving very fast.

The vehicle spun out of control and hit a traffic pole, before careening off the road and flipping over.

The incident was reported to authorities at 2:19 a.m. Johnson – who was not wearing a seatbelt – was pronounced dead on the scene 20 minutes later.

The two other passengers were wearing their seatbelts, and sustained minor injuries.

No additional information was immediately available.


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