Police identify man who died in Roxana crash - KMOV.com

Police identify man who died in Roxana crash

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Credit: Bill Longshaw By Bill Longshaw Credit: Bill Longshaw By Bill Longshaw
(KMOV.com) -- Police have identified the man who died in a single vehicle crash in Roxana, Illinois Thursday evening.
 
Police said Phillip Gill, 70, from Godfrey, Illinois, was driving his truck along Madison Avenue when he veered off the roadway and struck a bridge pillar.  Gill was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
According to reports, Gill was not wearing a seat belt during the time of the crash.  After performing an autopsy, officials determined that Gill died from internal chest and abdominal injuries.  Routine toxicology studies are being performed as well.
 
The crash is under investigation by the Roxana Police Department.
 
Funeral arrangements for Gill are pending.

 

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