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Driver killed in 30 foot fall off I-90

Posted at 10:13 PM, Apr 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 22:13:37-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- An Illinois man died on the Indiana Toll Road Thursday afternoon when his car left the roadway and fell 30 feet.

Police said 57-year-old Dwayne Jeffries, of Alsip, Illinois, was traveling eastbound on I-90 in a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox when his vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons.

The vehicle then traveled over an embankment and became airborne – falling approximately 30 feet and landing on its roof.

Jeffries was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Jeffries may had had a medical condition just prior to the crash.


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