One killed in morning Highway 67 accident-UPDATED

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MERCER COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) — UPDATE: The Mercer County Sheriff's Department say a truck driven by 18-year-old Brady Weber was southbound on US 67 when it collided with a westbound vehicle driven by a juvenile.

Officials say Weber was pronounced dead at the scene by Mercer County coroner Greg Larson.

Stay tuned for updates.

UPDATE: Two vehicles were involved in an accident at the intersection of Highway 67 and Ridge Road.

Officials say three people were involved. Their condition was not reported.

Officials say Highway 67 will be closed between 130th Avenue and 160th Avenue while the accident is investigated.

Stay tuned to KWQC-TV6 and for updates as we receive them.

ORIGINAL: The Mercer County Sheriff's office is reporting that Highway 67 is closed near Sherrard, Ill.

A viewer tells us there is an accident on southbound 67 and traffic is backed up between Preemption and Matherville.