A 47-year-old man was killed after being involved in a rollover truck accident in Wayne County.
According to Illinois State Police, the accident occurred as the man was heading westbound on Route 15 and he swerved to the left in order to avoid striking a vehicle that was in front of him.
The truck then struck an embankment causing the truck to flip over and roll. The man was pronounced dead by emergency crews from the injuries sustained in the accident. Police officials and accident reconstrucitonists are working to find the cause of the accident.
Trucking accidents can happen unexpectedly and cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts and condolences are with the friends and family of the victim during this time.