One man killed in crash

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Illinois State Police

MOUNT PULASKI, Ill. (WCIA) — Illinois State Police said one man died in a crash after fleeing a traffic stop early Saturday morning.

Officials said 29-year-old Todd Walter, from Chicago, drove away from a stop with the Logan County Sheriff’s Office just before 5:00 near 200 E. McDonald Street. He failed to make a turn and crashed into a building, hitting a parked semi and becoming trapped in the vehicle. Firefighters extricated Walter and took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The crash investigation is ongoing.

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