A Savoy man died Monday morning after losing control of his car on Interstate 57. The victim has been identified as 58-year-old Robert Bross of Savoy.
State police said Bross was driving a pickup truck northbound in Rantoul Township when he lost control, slid sideways through the median and entered the southbound lanes. His truck then was hit by a box truck.
Police said the accident is under investigation, no tickets were issued.
Both drivers were taken to an area hospital. Bross died from his injuries at the hospital, state police said. The other driver, a 65-year-old man from Paxton, has non-life-threatening injuries.