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Indiana Man Killed in Thursday Morning Crash on I-64 in Wayne County

WAYNE COUNTY – An Indiana man was killed in a two vehicle crash in Wayne County Thursday morning.

According to Illinois State Police, just before 9:30, a 26-year-old man from Evansville, IN was going west in his minivan on I-64 at milepost 96 in Four Mile Township and a semi with trailer driven by 23-year-old Austin J. Howell of Joliet, IL was going east on I-64 in the same location.

The Evansville man lost control of his minivan, left the westbound lanes, traveled through the center median and entered the eastbound lanes striking the semi head-on. He was pronounced dead. His name was not released. Howell refused medical attention.

The ISP Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate the crash. No further information will be released at this time.