GALLATIN COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Hanna McCree of Herrin, Illinois, has been identified as the victim in a Friday evening fatal ATV crash in Gallatin County.

McCree, 23, was killed in an ATV crash near Harrisburg on Friday evening.


According to reports, 30-year-old Derrick Gage Jackson, of Golconda, Illinois, was operating an ATV in the Pounds Hollow Recreation Area Friday, when the vehicle crashed around 5 p.m. Friday.

McCree, a passenger traveling on the Polaris Razor ATV, was thrown from the vehicle after it apparently came into contact with a substantial tree in Pounds Hollow.

Jackson was transported to an area hospital with unknown non-life threatening injuries.

McCree was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Ge quick facts: Gallatin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 5,589, making it the fifth-least populous county in Illinois. Its county seat is Shawneetown. It is located in the southern portion of Illinois known locally as “Little Egypt” – Wikipedia.

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