A Brownstown man was killed in an accident that occurred three miles northeast of Bluff City at approximately 7:43pm on Tuesday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 69 year old, Kenneth W. Eckhardt, of Brownstown was traveling on County Road 1750N about a half mile from County Road 1250E. Eckhardt left the roadway to the right from a possible medical condition and continued east in the ditch. Eckhardt then struck a utility pole.
Kenneth Eckhardt was transported to Fayette County Hospital where he passed away from his injuries.