The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported to Regional Radio News that at approximately 1:13 in the afternoon, Christian County 911 received a report of a two vehicle crash on Christian County Highway a quarter mile south of Township Road 1000 North in Johnson Township.
The preliminary investigation indicates that Camren Neisler, 18, of Nokomis, and Zachary Rhodes, 29, of Taylorville were involved in the accident. Neisler was heading North Bound on Christian County Highway 1, and Rhodes was southbound on Christian County Highway 1 pulling a trailer. Neisler had crossed the center line and struck the Rhodes’ pickup truck and trailer. According to Christian County Coroner Amy Winnans, Neisler was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Illinois State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit, Christian County Sheriff’s Office and the Christian County Coroner’s Office is investigating the crash.