Man loses life in Galesburg rollover accident

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A Cameron, Illinois man lost his life after a rollover accident in Galesburg.

According to the Galesburg Police Department, 18-year-old Tyson Twitchel lost control of his car while heading eastbound on Main Street around 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13.

Galesburg Police say after crossing the intersection of Main and Henderson Streets, the car traveled across the westbound lanes of West Main and into the Aldi Food’s parking lot before coming to a rest in the 600 block of West Main Street.

A car stopped at a red light was struck by the vehicle, but the passengers were not injured, according to police.

Galesburg Fire Department and Galesburg Hospital Ambulance Service Paramedics were dispatched to the scene. Twitchel was transported to Cottage Hospital with severe injuries. The Galesburg Police say he was pronounced dead hours later.

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