PATOKA, IL-(Effingham Radio)- A Shobonier man was killed in an accident that occurred in Patoka on Sunday evening.
According to a press release from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on Boat Dock Road, just west of Bond Avenue at 7:03pm.
The release stated that a vehicle driven by 25 year old, Travis E Collier, of Shobonier had apparently traveled eastbound on Boat Dock Road, crossed the westbound lane, and left the roadway to the left onto the north shoulder.
The vehicle then struck the ditch/embankment just west of a concrete culvert, causing the vehicle to become airborne.
The vehicle then struck the concrete face of the east end of the culvert, overturned, and landed on its top in the creek.
Collier had succumbed to his injuries before the arrival of Emergency Personnel and was pronounced deceased by the Marion County Coroner.