Fatal Crash

One person died and another was injured in a single vehicle crash that occurred just after 11 am Wednesday.  John Thornton of Salem was driving a truck owned by WEMIGA Waste of Mount Pleasant when he lost consciousness.  The truck first went off the road and then crossed back over both lanes and rolled  coming to rest in the ditch.  Thornton died in the crash and a passenger in the truck, Michael Hines of Mount Pleasant was injured and taken to Henry County Health Center.  The truck was westbound in the 1200 block of Old Hwy 34 when the crash occurred.