James Mixon Car Accident, Death – On Monday afternoon, there was a collision involving two automobiles that took place in Union Township between the communities of Saunemin and Dwight. At the scene of the accident, it was determined that a man from Dwight had tragically passed away. James Lee Mixon, 62, of Dwight, was reportedly died when his 2014 Chevrolet Utility Vehicle collided with another vehicle at the crossroads of Illinois Route 47 and County Road 2300 North in Union Township, according to a press statement issued by the office of the Livingston County Coroner.
The location in question is located in Union Township. It was said that the collision took place at Union Township as the location of the incident. The news release did not clarify the type of second car that was involved or whether the driver of that vehicle incurred injuries. Additionally, the report did not indicate whether or not the driver of the second car was injured. It was mentioned that there was a fire, and dental records were used in order to identify Mr. Mixon using the evidence that was gathered after the fire. Coroner Danny Watson has given the order for an autopsy to be performed.
The Reconstruction Unit of the Illinois State Police, the Officers of Troop 5, and the Livingston County Coroner’s Office are all conducting investigations into the incident at this time. At the scene of the event, firefighters from Saunemin, Odell, Pontiac, Cullom, and Campus, in addition to responders from SELCAS, EMS, and the Illinois Department of Transportation, provided help to those who needed it. An collision that included two vehicles was responsible for the death of a man from Dwight, and the Pontiac Daily Leader was the first publication to report the news of his passing.