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Friday Night Crash in Gallatin County Kills Elizabethtown Man

GALLATIN COUNTY – An Elizabethtown man was killed in a Friday night crash in Gallatin County.

According to Illinois State Police, 61-year-old Joseph Kopman was driving his car north on Forest Road just south of Kedron Road when for unknown reasons he left the roadway to the right striking a ditch embankment and rolling over. Kopman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Gallatin County coroner.

The crash remains under investigation. No further information is available at this time.