Michael Kiser

One dead in two-vehicle crash near Danforth

DANFORTH — Authorities in Iroquois County are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred Wednesday afternoon about 5 miles west of Danforth.

Iroquois County Coroner Bill Cheatum said Gregory Ainsworth, 64, of rural Danforth, was killed in the crash at the intersection of county roads 2300 North and 300 East.

Two weather advisories issued for East Central Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Ford and Iroquois counties from 3 a.m. Tuesday through midnight Tuesday night.

Light snow is expected to develop Monday night and will become more widespread toward daybreak Tuesday.

Snow will fall heavily at times, with accumulations of 4 to 7 inches possible.

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