A Centralia man was killed in an accident that occurred in Marion County, just before 2:30pm on Saturday.
According to a press release from the Illinois State Police, 54 year old, John Oettle was traveling westbound on Green Street Road, one mile east of Central City. Oettle crossed into the eastbound lane, leaving the roadway to the south and struck a tree. Oettle was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing.