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Police Release Details on I-74 Fatal Accident

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POSTED 10:46AM  
A Metamora man is dead following an accident on Interstate 74 in Galesburg yesterday afternoon.

Galesburg Police have released more details on yesterday’s accident first reported around 2pm Monday on Interstate 74 west of the East Main Street exit ramp.  They say 26-year-old Jacob Diaz was headed eastbound on I-74 when his vehicle collided with a pickup truck parked on the right shoulder driven by 55-year-old John Droke of Henderson.

Police say Diaz was