Fatal Pickup Truck Crash On U.S. 50 In Lawrence County

There was a fatal car accident Thursday morning (June 9, 2016) on U.S. 50, just west of Lawrenceville, in Lawrence County.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), a preliminary crash investigation indicates that the accident happened at approximately 8:40 a.m.  The accident involved a 2002 Dodge Ram pickup truck that was traveling westbound on Highway 50, when, for a currently undisclosed reason, the driver lost control of the truck.  The pickup first went off the road to the right, then went left across both lanes of traffic.  The pickup truck then left the roadway, crashed into a ditch, and hit a tree.

The driver of the pickup truck was identified as Brad Edwards, 38, of Greencastle, IN.  He was declared dead at the accident scene by the Lawrence County Coroner.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 10, 2016 WTHITV.com article titled “Illinois State Police report man from Greencastle dead after Thursday morning accident” as well as the June 14 Robinson Daily News article titled “Man killed in U.S. 50 crash…


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