An Alton man died Saturday in a one-vehicle crash in Jersey County, police said.
According to a press release Sunday from Jersey County Sheriff Mark Kallal, 911 was contacted at approximately 2:45 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in reference to a one-vehicle accident.
A 1990 Chevrolet driven by Chad W. Nicolet, 30, of Alton, was traveling west on Illinois 100 in Jersey County. The vehicle went out of control and left the road, hitting an embankment.
Passenger Sandy J. Nicolet, 29, of Alton, was transported to Saint Anthony's Hospital in Alton. Jersey County Coroner Larry J. Alexander pronounced Chad W. Nicolet dead at the scene.
QEM Fire Department, Lifestar Ambulance, Madison County Sheriff's Department and the Grafton Police Department assisted the Jersey County Sheriff's Department at the scene.