One Dead after Rollover


Jacksonville IL – One man is dead after a rollover accident in Jacksonville.


It happened east of route 78 Sunday morning on the Literberry Blacktop north of Jacksonville. The Morgan county coroner said, 86 year old, Mervin Loper ran off the south side of the road, and crossed over into a ditch.


Loper's vehicle then rolled over multiple times. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The coroner said he died of injuries sustained during the accident.

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