COLES COUNTY -- The name of the man killed in an accident on I-57 Wednesday night has been released. Police say Leroy Alwardt, of Mason, lost control, hit a guardrail and was ejected from his vehicle. A semi didn't see him in the road and ran over him.
COLES COUNTY -- One person is dead after a crash on I-57. It happened just before 8:30 pm, Wednesday, near Mattoon. Police say a driver lost control, hit a guardrail and was thrown from the vehicle. The victim was laying in the road when a semi truck came through and drove over the person. The semi driver's name is not being released. That driver was not hurt.
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