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Lawrence Co., IL Fatal



Illinois State Police say a Flat Rock, Illinois man died over the weekend in a one-vehicle accident on Birds Road in Lawrence County.

Police say 26-year-old Joseph Decker, a Lawrenceville native, was westbound around 3:30 Saturday morning when his pick-up truck ran off the road and struck a ditch and culvert.

His vehicle went airborne and came to a rest on its passenger's side in the ditch.

The truck was discovered about 6 ½ hours later.

The accident remains under investigation.