Mowing Crew Discovers Accident, Body in Saline County

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Saline County Illinois authorities are investigating a fatal accident.

A mowing crew discovered the scene just after 3 on Wednesday afternoon.

Crew members say they came across a vehicle in a deep ditch near Walnut Grove Road.

When emergency crews arrived, they said it appeared the incident happened a good amount of time before the discovery.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are currently awaiting autopsy results to make a positive identification.

(This story was originally published on July 27, 2017)

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