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Norris City Teen Killed in Weekend Crash in White County

CARMI – A Norris City teen died in a two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning in White County.

According to Illinois State Police, just after midnight, a pickup truck driven by 48-year-old Brian W. Dartt of Carmi was going north on Illinois 1 near County Road 400 East when for unknown reasons Dartt crossed into the southbound lane and struck a car head-on driven by 18-year-old Clinton J. Richardson of Norris City. Richardson was pronounced dead at the scene by the White County Coroner.

Dartt and his passenger, 48-year-old Melissa R. Talley of Carmi, were airlifted to an area hospital with serious injuries.

ISP says charges are pending investigation.