One person killed in single-vehicle crash in Cahokia Heights


CAHOKIA HEIGHTS, Ill. – One person was killed in a vehicle crash in Cahokia Heights early Tuesday morning.

A vehicle lost control and crashed into a tree line in the 3800 block of Lake Drive at about 4:00 a.m.

The area is extremely wooded. The fire department used chainsaws in order to get to the vehicle.

Police confirmed that one person was killed in the crash at about 5:30 a.m.

Lake Drive was still shut down as of 5:45 a.m.

Illinois State Police is also working the scene.

FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene.

FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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