Fatal accident on I-90 closes road

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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — A fatal accident on I-90 has closed a portion of the road.

The accident occurred on I-90 Westbound near Irene Road, according to the Illinois State Police. For unknown reasons, a car driven by a 19-year-old male from Rockton swerved off the roadway to the right, traveled up the embankment and struck the overpass. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The three left lanes of I-90 westbound, near milepost 20, were closed for an investigation, and they were all reopened around 4:05 p.m.

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