Coroner releases name of East Moline man who died in fiery I-80 accident

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Update:

According to Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson 56-year-old Steven Pavao of East Moline died after a crash on I-80 Westbound near the Burlington Northern Railroad overpass in Rock Island County.

The coroner says Pavao died from multiple traumatic injuries.

Illinois State Police and the Rock Island County Coroner's office continue to investigate.

Original:

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY - One person is dead after a crash on I-80 Westbound near the Burlington Northern Railroad overpass in Rock Island County.

The crash happened just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29.

Police say the car was headed west on I-80 near mile marker 4.5, just east of the overpass for the Burlington Northern Railroad when the 2002 Nissan Pathfinder left the road, traveled through the center median, and over and down the embankment for the railroad tracks. The vehicle rolled over and caught fire.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody other than the driver was involved in the crash.

There are no further details at this time, and police are continuing an investigation.

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