Man dies in I-74 accident

October 5, 2011

A man died Tuesday night when he was ejected from his truck during an accident on Interstate 74 just east of Interstate 465 near Thompson Road. According to police, two men were inside a blue pickup truck when it crossed the eastbound lanes and flipped over the guard rail. The passenger, Larry Martin, was in stable condition with head and facial injuries. Police said alcohol is likely a contributing factor in the accident.