Truck Hits Overpass Pillar, Driver Dies

Brad Choat

ROXANA, Ill. (KMOX) – A pickup truck crash in the Metro-East kills a Godfrey man.

The Madison County coroner’s office says 70-year-old Phillip Gill died of chest injuries when his truck slid off Madison Avenue in Roxana, Thursday night, and hit an overpass pillar.

Investigators do not think Gill was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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