State Police Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Illinois State Police (ISP) are investigating a fatal crash Friday morning on Interstate 57 in Franklin County.

One lane of the interstate was shut down following the single-vehicle crash that reportedly claimed the life of the driver just south of Benton.

According to ISP, initial reports indicated that the crash was a hit-and-run by a driver in a commercial motor vehicle.

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