Man Dead in Car Fire

One man has died after being involved in a single-car crash in which his vehicle caught fire on Friday evening.

Robert Breed, 67, of Elizabeth, Illinois, died after his car, which was traveling east on U.S. Route 20 West, veered off the road near West Longhollow Road in Galena, Illinois. Breed’s vehicle hit several objects and fell down an embankment, where it came to rest and caught fire.

The Joe Daviess County Sheriff’s Department and Galena Territory Security responded to the incident, which occurred shortly before 7:45 p.m. They tried to free Breed from the burning vehicle, but were unsuccessful in doing so. When the fire had been put out, they found his body inside the vehicle.

The accident is currently under investigation.

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