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PETERSBURG -- A Decatur man is dead after an accident on Illinois 97.
 PETERSBURG -- A Decatur man is dead after an accident on Illinois 97. Illinois State Police say the Travis Suter, 27, was pronounced dead at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

He was driving north on Route 97 when a truck driven by Charles Farrell, of Petersburg, crossed into his lane and struck his car head-on. Farrell was charged with driving under the influence and driving too fast for conditions. The crash is still under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY

PETERSBURG -- A Decatur man is dead after an accident on Illinois 97. 

The accident happened on Wednesday afternoon just after 2 p.m. 27-year-old Travis Suter died at the hospital. 

Illinois State Police are investigating what caused the crash. An autopsy is scheduled.

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