Traffic crash kills a Mazon man

MAZON -- A Mazon man was killed Saturday morning in an accident on Route 47. 

Arvid M. Johnson was transported to Morris Hospital where he was pronounced deceased just before 11 a.m., according to a news release from Grundy County Coroner John Callahan’s office.

The accident occurred on Route 47 north of Mazon. The preliminary investigation indicates a car driven by Johnson was going north when, for an unknown reason, he lost control of his vehicle. Johnson’s vehicle was struck by a southbound vehicle before coming to rest, according to the news release. 

The Grundy County Coroner's office is investigating the incident with the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department.