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Man killed in Route 34 crash

POPE COUNTY (WSIL) — An Elizabethtown man is dead after a crash on Route 34 in Pope County. 

It happened Sunday, around 10:25 a.m.

A news release from Illinois State Police said 79-year-old Roger L. Lane was driving south on Route 34, north of Herod, when his Ford pickup crossed the center line, left the road and struck a tree. 

Lane was extricated from the truck and flown to an out of state hospital, where he later died from his injuries. 

ISP references an unspecified medical condition as a cause of the crash. 

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