A Taylorville man is dead after a Sunday morning vehicle crash. 51-year-old Mark E. Pearse of Taylorville was pronounced dead after emergency crews responded to the crash on 1600 East Road near 1500 North Road in May Township at 4:09 AM on Sunday, April 25th. Pearse was driving a 2012 Chrysler 300. Preliminary investigation shows that Mr. Pearse died from injuries sustained in the crash. The Christian County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office are handling the investigation.