An Olive Branch man is dead after a single-vehicle crash Sunday in Alexander County.

According to a news release from Illinois State Police District 22, at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday, Jason Klein, 38, of Olive Branch, was driving his 2002 Ford pickup on Illinois 3 near Illinois 127 when he struck a guardrail and “rolled multiple times before coming to rest in the roadway.” Klein was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead on the scene, according to the report.

Police say alcohol use is suspected. 

— The Southern

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Isaac Smith is a reporter covering Jackson County.

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