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EUREKA — An 18-year-old Eureka man was killed Tuesday night after an accident on East Cruger Road near Dee Mack Road in Tazewell County.

He was identified Wednesday as Dustin D. Holmes.

A passenger, Donald G. Peterson, 21, of Washington, was taken to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria; his condition was not available.

Tazewell County Coroner James Baldi said his office was notified about 7:26 p.m. Tuesday.

In a separate statement, the sheriff's department said the car was found in a field next to a broken power pole and it appeared the driver lost control while the vehicle was traveling east.

An autopsy will be scheduled. The accident remains under investigation by the coroner's office and Tazewell County Sheriff's Department.

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