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One Person Dies in Carbondale Crash

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One person was killed in a traffic crash Monday evening in the eastern part of Carbondale.

Police say the accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of East Main Street and Giant City Road.

When officers arrived, they found one of the drivers involved in the crash suffering from life-threatening injuries and a bystander attempting to save their life. In spite of the lifesaving efforts, the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two passengers in a different vehicle were taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200.