Illinois State Police say a Romeoville man died in a single-vehicle, early morning crash on Saturday, near Plainfield.
ISP say 28 year-old Arthur Almanza is the deceased. The crash occurred on I-55 northbound just south of Route 126 at 2:09am.
According to preliminary investigation, Almanza was traveling on I-55 when he lost control and slid sideways off the east side of the roadway. Almanza's vehicle crossed through a ditch and struck a tree on the driver’s side of the vehicle. State Police say Almanza was not wearing a seatbelt.
He was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Will County Coroner. There were no passengers in the vehicle. State Police are continuing to investigate the crash.
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