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.

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