Man Dies Following Two Car Crash in Gridley

Published 07/20 2013 10:50PM

Updated 07/20 2013 11:06PM

GRIDLEY - One man is dead following a two vehicle crash in McLean County Saturday afternoon.

The accident happened just before two o’clock on US Route 24 in Gridley.

Upon arrival authorities discovered three people in need of help.

The sole driver of the pick-up truck heading west-bound has been life flighted to Peoria.

The female passenger in the east-bound SUV is in the hospital.

Crews pronounced the male driver dead about an hour after the crash.

Preliminary findings indicate the pickup truck crossed the center line and struck the couple

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

The McLean County coroner says the pair had been traveling with a brown mix dog named "Twix" who is now missing.

Anyone with information is asked to call McLean County Animal Control at 309-888-5060.

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