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Name released of man killed in crash on I-64 in Jefferson Co.

WOODLAWN, IL (KFVS) -

Illinois State Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened on Interstate 64.

It happened shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday on I-64 eastbound at mile marker 71.5 in Jefferson County.

Police say 36-year-old Adam Lee Smith from Chattanooga, Tenn. was killed.

According to crash investigators, a Peterbilt pulling a box trailer slowed for traffic backed up in a construction zone on I-57/64 at mile marker 96.

Smith was in a Ford Windstar and didn't slow down and hit the right rear corner of the trailer, according to ISP.

Matthew David Fitzgerald, 33, was a passenger in the van from Chattanooga was seriously injured and taken by ambulance to a Mt. Vernon hospital.

The driver and passenger, Roger Joseph Laughlin, 51, and Corey Joseph Laughlin, 15, from Wright City in the Peterbilt were uninjured.

An investigation continues.

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