Mt. Olive Illinois Car Crash Death of Katelynn K. Cook-McCutcheon – Obituary
28-year-old woman Katelynn K. Cook-McCutcheon, of Warrenton, Missouri, has died in a fatal Macoupin County, Illinois car crash that occurred on Friday, August 20, 2021. According to official reports, the accident happened on I-55 in Mt. Olive after the vehicle driven by 51-year-old John B. McCutcheon lost a tire.
John B. McCutcheon was driving north on Interstate 55 in a 2003 Ford Explorer with Katelynn as a passenger. At about 4:21 p.m., the Ford lost a rear tire which caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle.
It veered into the center median where it rolled over. The crash threw out passenger Katelynn, leaving her with serious injuries. She was rushed to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
A child in the vehicle was rushed to a hospital by air, while John B. and a second child were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.