One Person Dead, Two Injured in Lee County, IL Crash

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(Lee County, IL) -- One person is dead and two others are hurt after a single vehicle crash in Lee County, Illinois.

Illinois State Police say the crash happened after 4pm on Tuesday on Interstate 88 near Franklin Grove. Police say a pickup was traveling west on I-88 when it drove through the center median and stopped on the shoulder of eastbound side of the interstate.

The driver, 27 year-old Corey O. Head, and the rear passenger, 27 year-old Patrick J. Derham, were rushed to an area hospital in serious condition. Front passenger, 41 year-old Gareth Foster, was pronounced dead at the scene.

All three are from Denver, Colorado. A further investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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