ANDOVER -- An Ohio man is dead following an Interstate 74 accident Thursday night.

Illinois State Police report that, at 8:19 p.m. Thursday, a 2004 black Nissan Frontier left westbound I-74 near mile marker 24, just south of the Andover exit in Henry County.

State police said the vehicle left the roadway, travelled into the right hand ditch, over-corrected and rolled across both westbound lanes of traffic. It came to rest on its passenger’s side in the passing lane of I-74.

The driver, Elijah D. Stickley, 21, of Urbana, Ohio, and his passenger were transported to Illini Hospital where Stickley was pronounced dead. The condition of his passenger, who has not been identified, was not available Friday afternoon.

State police were aided at the accident scene by the Andover Fire Department and Cambridge Ambulance.


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