MACOUPIN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - A Benld man lost his life in a Monday crash in Macoupin County. 

Illinois State Police said the crash happened at 12:54 p.m. Monday on U.S. Route 66 near Koniak Lane.

They said a 2014 silver Dodge was moving southbound on Route 66 when the driver left the road and went into a grove of trees and shallow ditch. The vehicle stopped in the ditch facing southwest. 

Frank Wargo, 67, was the only person in the vehicle. 

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