Road Construction Worker from Mt. Vernon Struck On The Job in Clay County

Road Construction Worker from Mt. Vernon Struck On The Job in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY — A construction worker from Mt. Vernon was airlifted to an Evansville Hospital after being struck on the job at a road work site in Clay County Wednesday.

According to Illinois State Police, a vehicle driven by 87-year-old Alvin A. Austin of Mason was driving northbound on the Dieterich Blacktop at County Road 1765E when he failed to reduce speed and struck 42-year-old Brandy Mckinnies who was working in the construction zone.

Austin has been charged with improper passing of an authorized emergency vehicle causing injury to another, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and improper passing on the right.

Concert Calendar

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

December 4 @ 7:30 PM Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor & His All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne and his band at Enterprise Center. ON SALE • Friday, August 27th @ 10am PRICES • $59.50, $79.50, $125.00 Click HERE to purchase tickets

Dream Theater

Dream Theater

POSTPONED!! Dream Theater with special guest Arch Echo at Stifel Theatre on Saturday, December 4th ON SALE • NOW PRICES • $24.50, $36.50, $51.50, $66.50 and $82 Click HERE to purchase tickets

Local Weather