1 dead in Monday evening crash

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SHELBY COUNTY - Illinois State Police say one man has died in a single-vehicle crash Monday evening.

Authorities say their preliminary investigation reveals that a pickup truck was traveling southbound on U.S. Route 51 when the vehicle swerved off the right side of the roadway.  Deputies say the driver overcorrected to the left, causing the vehicle to swerve off the left side of the roadway.

Authorities say the truck rolled over several times, coming to rest off the roadway.  The driver of the truck was ejected from the vehicle, and police say the driver, identified as Matthew Grissom, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Illinois State Police are currently investigating this incident.  We will provide updates as they become available.

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