Ridge Farm teenager dies in two-vehicle crash in Edgar County

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CHRISMAN – A 17-year-old Ridge Farm resident died of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning south of Chrisman.

Andrew L. Riza was pronounced dead at the scene by Edgar County coroner Scott Barrett.

Barrett said that at about 8:30 am Mr. Riza was driving a truck north on Illinois 1 near County Road 1700 North (Horace-Brocton Road) when he crossed the center line and collided with a southbound truck driven by Tony Cesinger of Terre Haute, Ind. The truck driven by Mr. Riza left the road and stopped in a ditch along the highway.

Cesinger sustained minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.

The Illinois State Police, the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department and the Edgar County Coroner continue to investigate the incident. Edgar County Sheriff’s Deputies, Chrisman Police, Neal EMS, and the Chrisman and Paris Fire Departments were all on the scene within minutes of the call.

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