Two Florida men were killed in a single vehicle accident involving a semi-truck Wednesday in Clinton County. The Illinois State Police report 27-year old Alex Delgado of Key West, FL, was driving a 2007 Volvo semi-truck westbound on Interstate 64 near Milepost 32 when he began to swerve from the right lane into the left lane of traffic. He overcorrected causing him to drive off the roadway and strike a concrete bridge support. 54-year old Melvin C. Lewis of Opa Locka, FL, was a passenger in the truck and was ejected from the vehicle. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday.
The accident remains under the investigation of the Illinois State Police.