Kent Harris Killed and 1 Hurt in Joliet Crash on U.S. Highway 212
Joliet, Illinois (February 9, 2018) — One driver was killed and another injured following a multi-vehicle collision in Joliet, on Monday evening, according to a police report.
The accident occurred at around 4:40 p.m. Monday, February 5, on U.S. Highway 212 between Joliet and Boyd.
The Montana Highway Patrol stated that Kent Harris was driving a pickup truck southbound when he veered into the opposite lanes for unknown reasons and collided head-on with a northbound Jeep Rubicon driven by Mike Cryder, 71 of Billings.
The head-on collision triggered a chain-reaction collision involving five other cars.
Harris died as a result of the crash while Cryder suffered a bruise on his leg and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
Cryder was reportedly wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
An investigation is ongoing.
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