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Police investigate fatal crash on Route 3 in Sauget

SAUGET, IL- Investigators are still determining the cause of a crash that left one person dead in the metro east. The accident happened after 9 p.m. Thursday on Route 3 near Mississippi Avenue in Sauget.

Investigators say the driver of a white SUV heading southbound on Route 3 veered into the northbound lanes, hitting a silver Nissan head on.

Traffic along Route 3 was blocked for a time.