Fayette County man killed in one-vehicle crash - KMOV.com

Fayette County man killed in one-vehicle crash

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Credit: Bill Longshaw By Bill Longshaw Credit: Bill Longshaw By Bill Longshaw

(KMOV) – 20-year-old Matt Manley of Altamont left Illinois Route 40 approximately two miles east of St. Elmo at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a creek bed, killing him.

Police say Manley had two other passengers in the vehicle during the crash; they were able to walk from the scene with minor injuries and flagged down help from a passing motorist.

Manley was pronounced dead at the scene by the Fayette County Coroner.

The crash remains under investigation by Illinois State Police.

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