One was killed in a crash in Marion County on US-51 near North Oak Street, just north of Patoka, that occurred at 7:05 Saturday morning.
20-year-old Ryan J. Feezel, of Brownstown, was travelling southbound in a Chevrolet Tahoe on US-51 when he fell asleep and crossed into the northbound lane striking a motorcycle driven by 48-year-old Kevin E. Koenegstein, of Odin. Koenegstein’s motorcycle overturned and caught fire while Feezel’s vehicle overturned onto its driver’s side on the east side of the roadway. Another motorcycle, driven by 50-year-old Mary J. Koenegstein, of Odin, struck the wreckage and was disabled.
Feezel and Kevin Koenegstein were transported to St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. Kevin Koenegstein passed away as a result of injuries from the crash. Feezel is charged Improper Lane Usage.