Madison County Coroner’s Office Release Name After Fatal Traffic Crash Tuesday In Hartford

HARTFORD – A man was killed in a vehicle accident Tuesday on Illinois 3 in Hartford. According to a release from the Madison County Coroner’s Office,

64 – year-old Jeffrey R. Hasenjaeger of Bethalto was driving his 2007 Nissan Titan southbound on Illinois 3 on Tuesday afternoon and then turned east onto Seventh Street for reasons unknown into the path of an oncoming northbound vehicle where it was struck on the passenger side.

Hasenjaeger was the only person in his pickup truck and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other truck was not injured.

The press release noted a preliminary investigation shows blunt force chest and abdominal trauma as the cause of death. A final cause of death will not be issued until results of routine toxicological testing are complete, according to the coroner’s office. Firefighters with the Hartford Fire Department as well as paramedics with Alton Memorial Ambulance responded to the scene.

The case remains under investigation by the Hartford Police Department, Illinois State Police Accident Reconstruction Unit, and the Madison County Coroner’s Office. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Chris Rhodes
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