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Springfield Man Killed in Crash on I-55 South of Glenarm Identified

The Springfield man that died on a crash on Interstate 55 south of Glenarm has been identified. 44-year-old Mark Heaton was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at about 1:15 p.m. Monday afternoon. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards released the identification Wednesday.

 

Heaton was driving at a high rate of speed southbound on 55 when his vehicle crossed the median, hit the I-55 northbound bridge, and then struck a 2017 GMC pickup truck that was traveling northbound.

 

Illinois State Police are continuing to investigate the crash.

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