Manteno man dies in head-on car vs. semi crash

Manteno man dies in head-on car vs. semi crash. (File photo)

Illinois State Police responded to a car crash that occurred Thursday, Aug. 16 at 7:39 a.m. on Route 45, in Kankakee County.

Police said a Nissan Altima was traveling northbound on Rt 45 at Kankakee County 8000 North Road at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Nissan crossed the center line and crashed head-on into the rear tires of a semi truck pulling a gravel hauler trailer.

The driver of the Nissan, Jeremiah Spainhour, 35, of Manteno, was transported and pronounced deceased at Riverside Hospital.

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