Update: Driver killed in crash on I-74 West ramp

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UPDATE: Illinois State Police said a man involved in a crash Monday on Interstate 74 died at the scene.

Gregory S. Flory, 56, from Marion, Indiana, was driving a Ford pickup truck around 8 a.m. when he lost control and rolled into the ditch on the ramp to stay on I-74 West at the “Big X” intersection. He was thrown from the vehicle.

After performing CPR, emergency personnel pronounced the driver dead at the scene. Life Flight along with Henry County Coroner, Colona Police and Fire, and Illinois State Police responded to the scene.

Flory was the only occupant in the vehicle.

The ramp remained closed from around 8:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. for crash investigation and recovery.

EARLIER UPDATE The ramp is now open to traffic. No other information on the incident is available at this time.

EARLIER Emergency personnel are responding to a crash on the ramp I-74 west to I-74 west at the “X” which will remain closed until further notice according to an official.

A Life Flight was also dispatched to the scene.

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