A Murphysboro man is dead after police say he lost control of his vehicle and struck several trees.
33-year-old Ryan Robbins was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Chautauqua Road, about a quarter-mile east of West Pleasant Hill Road. His passenger, 33-year-old Joseph Hawk of Carbondale was severely injured and airlifted to a St. Louis hospital.
Police say they received a call about the crash around 5:19 Wednesday morning and they are still investigating the crash. No other vehicles were involved.