(FAIRFIELD) Authorities are continuing to investigate a Wayne County traffic crash that claimed the life of a Fairfield man. The Illinois State Police report that at around 1:17 this past Friday afternoon, 35 year old Steven Vanarkel of Holt, Missouri, was northbound on the Enterprise Road when for unknown reasons he failed to stop at the stop sign at the Route 161 Extension interchange, just south of Enterprise. A westbound pickup truck on the Route 161 Blacktop struck the semi-trailer as it crossed the Extension. The pickup truck driver, 31 year old Bryan Cotton of Fairfield was pronounced deceased at the scene while a passenger, 32 year old Emery Stutzman, Junior, of Cisne, was transported from the crash scene by Air Evac to a regional hospital. Both Vanarkel and a 10 year old juvenile male in the semi-truck were not injured. Vanarkel was ticketed for disobeying a stop sign. Wayne County emergency personnel assisted the State Police at the accident site.