In Williamson County, a teenager is recovering from injuries suffered in an alleged incident of road rage.
39-year-old John Proz of Carterville is charged with Aggravated Battery after the incident on Saturday at the intersection of Route 13 and Halfway Road in Marion. Police say 16-year-old Charles Koehling was stopped in his truck at the intersection, Proz stopped and got out of his car behind Koehling, approached his truck and hit him several times.
Proz is due back in court on September 30th, he is free on $20,000 bond. The court has ordered Proz to not have any contact with Koehling.