Neoga Man Dead After Saturday Crash

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Published on April 15 2013 7:07 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

An elderly Neoga man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday morning.

State police say a pickup truck driven by 81-year-old Henry Overmyer of Neoga ran off US 45 at the junction with Illinois 121 north of Neoga at 11am Saturday.  The pickup ran through a ditch, across Route 121 and through another ditch before striking a tree.

Overmyer was pronounced dead at the scene by the Cumberland County Coroner.