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Granite City Man Killed in Crash in Madison County

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:34:02 CDT

A Granite City man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 270 in Madison County on Tuesday, Apr. 9.

The incident occurred at 2:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes near milepost 10. According to the State Police, a 34-year-old man was driving his car directly behind a semi when his vehicle hit the rear end of the trailer. The car then left the roadway to the right and came to stop in the ditch.

The semi did not stop and police were unable to immediately locate it. The 34-year-old was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Officers with the Illinois State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit are investigating the incident. No further information is being made available at this time.


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