BOND COUNTY - Illinois State Police has released information about an 8:32 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, fatal crash in Bond County on Interstate 70.

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Harold, Swaim, 44, from Redmon, IL, was pronounced dead at the scene. Below is the ISP summary of the accident:

WHAT: Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash

WHERE: Interstate 70 westbound Mile Post 47, Bond County.

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WHEN: May 19, 2020 at 8:32 A.M.

VEHICLE: Unit 1 – 2013 Truck tractor semi-trailer.

DRIVER: Harold L. Swaim, a 44 year old male from Redmon, IL – Pronounced deceased on scene by the Bond County Coroner.

PRELIMINARY: A preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: Illinois State Police (ISP) District 11 Troopers responded to investigate a
single-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 eastbound at Mile Post 47 in Bond County.

Unit 1 was traveling westbound on Interstate 70 at Mile Post 47. Unit 1 ran off the roadway to the left and traveled through the center median. Unit 1 crossed the eastbound lanes and stopped in a field, facing westbound. The driver was pronounced deceased on scene by the Bond County Coroner. It appears that a medical condition contributed to the crash and an autopsy is planned by the Montgomery County Coroner. No further information will be disseminated at this time.

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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