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Officer ejected from vehicle, killed in Belleville

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aBELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- A St. Clair County Sheriff’s Corrections Officer is dead after he crashed his SUV in Belleville early Saturday morning.

Belleville police said Steven Johnson, 37, was driving in the 8100 block of Old St. Louis Road around 12:30 a.m. when his SUV left the road.

Police said Johnson was ejected after his SUV hit a ravine, crossed another street and rolled. 

Johnson was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital, where he later died.

Police are still investigating the crash and have not determined what caused it. 

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