A Brownstown man was killed in a one vehicle accident on Tuesday evening in Fayette County. Illinois State Police Reports say that a vehicle driven by 69 year old Kenneth W. Eckhardt of Brownstown was traveling on County Road 1750 North—about 3 miles northeast of Bluff City. State Police say preliminary investigation indicates the Eckhardt vehicle left the roadway to the right and continued east in the right hand ditch. State Police reports say the vehicle continued driving in the ditch until striking a utility pole. State Police say that Kenneth W. Eckhardt was transported to Fayette County Hospital by ambulance where he died from his injuries. State Police added that Eckhardt may have left the roadway due to a possible medical condition. The accident occurred at 7:43 pm on Tuesday evening.