Sparta Man Dead in Single Vehicle Accident

DuQuoin – A Sparta man is dead after a one-vehicle accident in Randolph County. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened on Sunday when a vehicle being driven by 20-year-old Robert Cassady was traveling northbound on Randolph/Perry County Line Road just south of Mary’s Creek road when it swerved off the roadway, striking a mailbox. The vehicle then swerved back onto the road before leaving the roadway on the opposite side, flipping several times. There were no passengers involved.