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Barry man dies in one-vehicle crash

By Herald-Whig
Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 9:40 pm Updated: Apr. 17, 2019 10:00 pm

EL DARA, Ill. -- A 35-year-old Barry man died Wednesday afternoon in a one-car crash near El Dara.

The Illinois State Police said that Lance C.H. Bowen was driving a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Pike County Route 4. The vehicle left the road about one-fourth of a mile north of El Dara at 4:56 p.m. and overturned an undetermined amount of times. Bowen was ejected from the vehicle, which came to rest 625 feet from the road in a grass pasture.

He was not wearing a seat belt.

Assisting at the scene were the Pike County Sheriff's Department, Pike County Coroner's Office, Barry Fire Department and Pike County Ambulance.


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