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I-80 Accident Claims Life Of Galesburg Teen & Grandfather

A Galesburg teen and his grandfather are dead following a traffic accident near Ottawa, Ill.

The incident happened around 5:13 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 as they were heading back from a baseball tournament.

Police say 58-year-old Steven Cervantez was westbound on I-80 near mile marker 93 when the vehicle they were riding in left the road and overturned multiple times.

Cervantez died at the scene while 16-year-old Jason Maulden and 35 year old Keisa Henry were airlifted to the hospital.

Police say Maulden died on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Ill.Henry's condition was not reported by police.

The crash remains under investigation by the Illinois State Police, LaSalle County Coroner's Office and DuPage County Coroner's Office.


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