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Kentucky man dies in morning crash in Gallatin Co, IL

The accident happened just south of Eagle Creek Lane on Illinois Route 1. The accident happened just south of Eagle Creek Lane on Illinois Route 1.

A Kentucky man died Tuesday morning in a crash in Gallatin County, Illinois.

According to Illinois State Police, 50-year-old Harlan L. Blazier of Carmi, was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 1 in an International Truck a little after 8:30 Tuesday morning. They say 25-year-old Michael S. Travis of Fredonia, Kentucky, was traveling northbound in a car and crossed the center line and hit Blazier head-on just south of Eagle Creek Lane. 

Gallatin County Coroner's Office pronounced Travis dead at the scene.

Blazier was transported to the Harrisburg Medical Center.

Illinois State Police says the accident it still under investigation.

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