An O’Fallon, Illinois man was fatally injured today in an accident earlier today on Interstate 70 in eastern Fayette County. Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen says the man was identified at 58 year old David Foltz. Bowen says that Foltz was driving at semi-tractor/trailer when he left the roadway on the right side and came back across and overturned in the median. Bowen says Foltz was in the wreckage and extricated by St. Elmo and Brownstown Fire Department. Bowen says that Foltz was pronounced dead at 6:59 this morning. The crash remains under investigation by the Fayette County Coroner and the Illinois State Police.
Bowen added that since May 26th, the Fayette County Coroner’s office has investigated three fatal crashes on Interstate 70 between the 69 and 79 miles markers.