(SALEM) The investigation is continuing into a two vehicle crash in Marion County that occurred at 5:54 last evening at the Route 37 / Kell Road intersection. The Illinois State Police report that 45 year old William Jones of Kell was southbound on Route 37 as a northbound dirt bike motorcycle was being driven by 40 year old Norman Boxx of Kell. Jones began conducting a left hand turn early and entered the northbound lane, causing a head-on collision. Boxx was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon where he was later declared deceased. Jones was ticketed for an improper turn. Illinois Route 37 was closed temporarily for cleanup and for traffic crash reconstruction by the Illinois State Police.