Effingham, Il – Early this morning at 6 a.m. first responders were called to Route 161 approximately 6 miles south of Iuka in Marion County.
Upon arrival they found the vehicle driven by Jeffery W. Stuber, 51, of Iuka.
The preliminary investigation released by the Illinois State police found Stuber was traveling East on the roadway when he struck a horse.
Stuber was immediately taken to HSHS St. Anthony’s Hospital where he was reported dead.
The Marion County Coroner’s Office assisted first responders in the investigation of the accident.