58-year-old David L. Foltz of O’Fallon, IL, was killed in an accident early Tuesday morning on I-70 near milepost 79 in Fayette County.
Foltz was travelling eastbound on I-70 when he left the roadway onto the right shoulder. He over corrected to the left and lost control of his semi-trailer truck, which overturned on the driver’s side, and came to rest in the median.
Foltz was removed from the vehicle by the St. Elmo Fire Department, the Altamont Fire Department, and the Brownstown Fire Department. He was transported to Fayette County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Illinois State Police, Alatmont Police, and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office all assisted.