FULTON COUNTY -- Route 9 between Canton and Banner was closed on Friday due to a fatal accident involving a semi truck and a car.
Police say a Hitchcock Scrapyard semi struck a four door sedan on Route 9 just west of Banner at 11 a.m.
According to the Fulton County Coroner, the driver of the sedan was pronounced dead a short time later. His identity will be released once family has been notified.
The semi was not hauling a trailer at the time of the accident.
The Fulton County Sheriff's Department and the Illinois State Police are investigating.
We will have more information as it becomes available.