COLUMBIA, Ill. (WJPF) – A  Herrin man was killed Saturday in a traffic crash in the Metro East.

Illinois State Police say Chance Karnes, 20, was a passenger in a 2021 Ford Bronco that was traveling north on Route 3 near Columbia. A pickup truck driven by a 57-year-old Red Bud woman pulled out in front of the Bronco at the intersection of Route 3 and Old Route 3, causing the crash.

The Bronco rolled and Karnes was ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Bronco was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Two additional passengers in the vehicle were also taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Rhonda Schaefer, the driver of the pickup, was taken by family to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.