SHELBY COUNTY, IL-(Effingham Radio)- An Oconee man was killed in an accident that occurred in Shelby County on Wednesday night.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred at 10:51pm at the intersection of Route 51 and Center Street.
The report states that a vehicle driven by 63 year old, David L Arkebauer, of Oconee was traveling eastbound on Center Street, approaching the intersection with Route 51.
At the same time, a vehicle driven by 58 year old, Michael McDonald, of Ramsey was traveling southbound on Route 51.
The Arkebauer vehicle failed to yield to the McDonald vehicle and a crash occurred.
Arkebauer was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
McDonald was taken to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The crash is still under investigation by the Illinois State Police.