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At approximately 3:04AM the Logan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal car accident. A Blue 2002 Jeep was traveling on IL 121 N/B approximately 695 Ft. south of 900 the Street. For an unknown reason the Jeep crossed over the yellow dividing line, across the southbound lane and entered the ditch on the west side of IL 121. The Jeep crossed back over the Southbound and Northbound Lanes of IL 121 entering the ditch on the eastbound side of the roadway. The Jeep hit the embankment with the front bumper causing the vehicle to flip end over end. The Jeep flipped end over end along the embankment for approximately 50 feet. The driver was ejected through the sun roof as the vehicle was flipping end over end. The 22-year old driver from Taylorville was pronounced dead at the scene by the Logan County Coroner’s Office.  

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