One killed, four injured in Saline County UTV accident

SALINE COUNTY, IL. (WJPF) — One man is dead after a UTV accident in Saline County.

It happened around 1:00 A.M. Saturday on Battleford Road about two miles southeast of Stonefort.

Officials say 36-year-old Joshua Reed of Carrier Mills was driving the UTV when he lost control , left the road, and overturned.

Reed, along with two passengers, Courtney Joyner and Michael Perry, were thrown from the vehicle. Reed was pronounced dead at the scene. Joyner and Perry were airlifted from the scene. A fourth passenger, Joshua Lewis, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.