Fatal accident victim’s name released

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MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The name of a man killed in a single car accident has been released.

The coroner says 38-year old Michael Smith, of Oreana, died shortly after arriving at the hospital from injuries sustained in the crash.

Police responded to the accident on Greenswitch Road, a quarter-mile north of Hickory Point Road, for a pickup truck which had left the roadway, about 6:10 pm, Monday. Smith was ejected from the vehicle.

A passerby performed CPR until paramedics arrived.

Routine toxicology results and an inquest are pending. The cause of the accident is under investigation. 

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