A Thursday morning accident on Shipman Road at Remington Lane in Carlinville claimed the life of a 35-year-old Carlinville man, according to a press release from Macoupin County Coroner Brad Targhetta.
Targhetta identified the man as Jarrod N. Adams.
Targhetta responded to a pickup truck versus tractor-trailer accident Thursday morning, August 2, at 5:31 in the morning. According to reports, the pickup truck was northbound on Shipman Road when it contacted a southbound tractor-trailer. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the accident.
An autopsy has not been scheduled at the time of publication and Targhetta reports the preliminary cause of death is massive head, chest, and abdominal trauma. Toxicology results are pending.
The Illinois State Police District 18 is conducting the investigation. The Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department secured the scene and the Carlinville unit of Gillespie Benld Ambulance Service assisted as well.
The family has selected the Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Carlinville to handle funeral arrangements.