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I-57 TRAFFIC FATALITY, JEFFERSON COUNTY

Posted by on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 @ 9:48 pm.

JEFFERSON CO., Ill. - An elderly driver lost his life in a single-vehicle crash last night in Jefferson County, on Interstate 57.

Illinois State Police in District 13, DuQuoin, said the accident occurred Monday, January 15, at 8:49 p.m.

Preliminary investigative details indicate that William R. Calabretta, 74, of Willowbrook, Illinois, was traveling Interstate 57 northbound at milepost 88.5 in a 2007 International truck tractor pulling a 2002 Wabash semi-trailer.

ISP said the International traveled off the roadway across the center median and the southbound lanes of Interstate 57.

The International traveled down the embankment on the southbound side of Interstate 57 and struck multiple trees.

Calabretta was pronounced dead on scene.

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