A man from Bellmont was killed in a Wayne County truck accident on Monday.
According to Illinois State Police, the 47-year-old man was traveling westbound on Route 15 in a Mack Truck when he swerved to the left to avoid from crashing into the back of another vehicle. The truck then hit an embankment and rolled over.
The man was killed as a result of the injuries received. A reconstructionist team has been assigned to the case in order to help police officials in the investigation.
Truck accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim in the crash.