GERMANTOWN HILLS, Ill. – Illinois State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash in Woodford County.
Police said Rex Lacock, 58, of Chillicothe was traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 116 near Maple Lane shortly after 6:30 a.m. Monday when his pick up truck left the roadway for an unknown reason.
According to State Police, the truck drove in a ditch and over a culvert. The truck continued in the ditch and struck two flagpoles before coming to a stop.
Lacock later at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. No other injuries were reported.
The Peoria County Coroner said a medical crisis may have caused Lacock to veer off the road. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.