Accident claims life of Pleasant Plains man
A Pleasant Plains man was killed following a two-vehicle accident at 10:17 a.m. Monday on Illinois Route 125 at Newmansville Road.
Pronounced dead at the scene by the Cass County coroner was 83-year-old Richard White.
According to Illinois State Police, White was traveling south on Newmansville Road when, according to a witness, he went through a stop sign without stopping and struck a vehicle driven by Jessica Merriman, 24, of Virginia.
Merriman was transported to a Springfield hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, according to state police.