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49-year-old Champaign man killed in crash on I-72 in Macon Co.

Publish Date: 2023, 07, 24

HARRISTOWN, IL – A single-vehicle crash in Macon County early Friday claimed the life of a Champaign man, according to WCIA.

Troopers with ISP say an SUV was heading west on I-72 near Harristown at about 4:45 a.m. when the vehicle skidded off the left side of the roadway and struck a bridge berm before going airborne. The vehicle landed and came to a stop on the railroad tracks near Grand Ave.

The driver, a 49-year-old man, was rushed to Decatur Memorial Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

No additional injuries were reported as a result of the crash. Our team will continue to follow this developing story and provide any updates as they are released to the public.

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