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One person killed in Union county accident

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UPDATED: MONDAY MAY 14, 2018 12:45 p.m.

UNION CO. -- The Union County Sheriff has confirmed the man killed in Thursday night's crash is Paul Tirey of Energy.

Tirey was a pastor at United Missionary Baptist Church in Union County.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. 

ORIGINAL STORY

UNION COUNTY, Ill. - The Union County Sheriff's Department and Illinois State Police are currently on the scene of a single vehicle fatality. 

Deputies on the scene telling News 3 the car went into the water off Lick Creek Road, 2 miles east of I-57.

The vehicle was found around 6 p.m. The coroner is on the scene. Officials are waiting to notify family before identifying the person.

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