Illinois State Police investigated a 2-vehicle crash Saturday night that left an 18-year-old dead. Meoria Avant was a passenger in a car that crossed the centerline of Route 1 in Kankakee County. The car collided head-on with a pickup truck. It happened just before 9 pm at County Road 5700 S. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck, 20-year-old Jamal Armstrong of Country Club Hills, was reported in critical condition. The pickup driver refused treatment.