Illinois Man Dies After Traffic Crash in Wayne County

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A Carmi, Illinois man died in a traffic crash Monday evening.

It happened just before 6:00 in Wayne County on the Burnt Prairie Blacktop.

Illinois State Police say a 60-year-old man lost control of his vehicle on County Road 1940 East.

After the SUV ran off the road, troopers say he over corrected, causing the vehicle to flip over.

Investigators say the driver was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle.

He later died at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

His name has not yet been released.

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