Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden said Thursday night an accident involving a semi-tractor trailer traveling westbound at mile marker 205 on Interstate 74 claimed the life of the truck driver.

The accident happened at shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday.

The driver was a male and no other information is being released.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday. The Illinois State Police, Oakwood Fire Department and Vermilion County Coroner’s office continue to investigate the accident.

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