A Leroy man is dead after a fatal crash on Interstate-74 near Farmer City early Thursday.
State Police indicate 28-year old Jordan Reinhart-Smith was heading eastbound when he lost control of his vehicle at milepost 159 near Farmer City at around 4:30 am Thursday.
The vehicle struck both the right and left sides of the guardrails and was struck on the driver-side door by a semi.
The semi was driven by 32-year old Lucas Ballard of Rutledge, Tennessee.
Reinhart-Smith was pronounced dead at approximately 9:15 am Friday from injuries sustained to the accident.
Just before 5 am, all eastbound and westbound lanes were shut down for the traffic crash investigation and cleanup of debris. The westbound lanes were re-opened just after 5:3 a.m. All lanes were reopened at approximately 730 a.m.
The Champaign County Coroner indicated Friday morning no autopsy will be performed however an inquest may be held at a later date.
The Champaign County Coroner and the Illinois State Police are investigating.