U.S. 67 Crash Kills 19-year-old Driver

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MORGAN COUNTY – Chief Deputy Coroner Marcy Patterson, with the Morgan County Coroner’s Office, reports a driver is dead after a one car rollover crash on U.S. 67 this afternoon.

A 19-year-old from Chapin was traveling south, 2/10ths of a mile north of the Manchester and Alsey blacktop, on U.S. 67 when their vehicle left the road. Authorities discovered the crash at 1 PM on Wednesday, January 20.

The driver was transported to Passavant Area Hospital, where they were pronounced dead at around 3 PM. Their name is being withheld at this time pending notification of next of kin.

This crash is under investigation by the Morgan County Coroner and the Illinois State Police.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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